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T4885 Sigma-Aldrich

Trichloroacetic acid

≥99.0% (titration)

Synonym: TCA

  • CAS Number 76-03-9

  • Linear Formula Cl3CCOOH

  • Molecular Weight 163.39

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 970119

  •  EC Number 200-927-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00004177

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24900233

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
vapor density   <1 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 51 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (titration)
refractive index   n20/D 1.62 (lit.)
bp   196 °C (lit.)
mp   54-58 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: 1 g/10 mL
density   1.62 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   OC(=O)C(Cl)(Cl)Cl
InChI   1S/C2HCl3O2/c3-2(4,5)1(6)7/h(H,6,7)
InChI key   YNJBWRMUSHSURL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Packaging

1, 2 kg in glass bottle

500 g in glass bottle

Application

Traditionally used to precipitate protein. Has been used to determine protein concentration by quantitative precipitation. Used as decalcifier and fixative in microscopy.

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Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 1839 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
AJ7875000

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