143073

Sigma-Aldrich

Diglycolic acid

98%

Synonym(s):
2,2′-Oxydiacetic acid
Linear Formula:
O(CH2COOH)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
134.09
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1072117
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

mp

140-144 °C (lit.)

solubility

ethanol: soluble 5%, clear to slightly hazy, colorless to greenish-yellow

SMILES string

OC(=O)COCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C4H6O5/c5-3(6)1-9-2-4(7)8/h1-2H2,(H,5,6)(H,7,8)

InChI key

QEVGZEDELICMKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Diglycolic acid is a toxic metabolite of diethylene glycol (DEG) responsible for DEG-induced proximal tubular necrosis.

Application

Diglycolic acid was used in the preparation of needle-like aragonite particles from calcium nitrate aqueous solutions.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
5, 100 g in poly bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Diglycolic acid has antithrombogenic properties and induces vasodilation. It inhibits succinate dehydrogenase activity in human proximal tubule cells.

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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Acta Chimica Slovenica, 4(2), 3-10 (2011)
Miriam E Mossoba et al.
Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA, 52, 87-93 (2018-06-12)
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Toxicology letters, 221(3), 176-184 (2013-07-06)
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