Mercaptoacetic acid
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Mercaptoacetic acid
Alias
Acetic acid, 2-mercapto-
Acetic acid, mercapto-
Thioglycolic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
68-11-1
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C2H4SO2
Molecular Weight: 92.12
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Odor: strong pungent unpleasant odor.
Solubility: soluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 114mg/Kg;
rat intraperitoneal LD50: 70mg/Kg;
mouse oral LD50: 242mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 138mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: 145mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent anti-oxidizing, hair removal, chelating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Epilating agent, reducing agent in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as carbonyl condensation catalyst.
Use as vinyl chloride stabilizer.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:68-11-1
Update: 20140209(1);

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