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137111 Sigma-Aldrich

Ethoxyacetic acid

98%

Synonym: O-Ethylglycolic acid

  • CAS Number 627-03-2

  • Linear Formula C2H5OCH2COOH

  • Molecular Weight 104.10

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1743037

  •  EC Number 210-978-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00004310

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24848312

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C1 to C5, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids, Chemical Synthesis,
Quality Level   200
assay   98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.419 (lit.)
bp   97-100 °C/11 mmHg (lit.)
density   1.102 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCOCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C4H8O3/c1-2-7-3-4(5)6/h2-3H2,1H3,(H,5,6)
InChI key   YZGQDNOIGFBYKF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ethoxyacetic acid is biomarker of exposure to widely used industrial chemicals such as alkyl-substituted ethylene glycols and other aliphatic ethers.

Application

Ethoxyacetic acid is metabolite of glycol ether alkoxy acid and was used to evaluate its toxicity in embryonic stem cell test in mouse. It was used in zebrafish embryotoxicity test to study chemical toxicity after exposure of the complete vertebrate embryo during embryogenesis in ovo.

Packaging

25, 100 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Ethoxyacetic acid induces testicular toxicity in rats in vivo .

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
AH3600000
Flash Point(F) 
206.6 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
97 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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