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43497 Glycine, ACS, 98.5+%

CAS Number
56-40-6
Synonyms
Aminoacetic acid
H-Gly-OH

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43497-22 100g 34.00
43497-36 500g 61.80
43497-A5 3kg 221.00
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Glycine, ACS, 98.5+%

MDL
MFCD00008131
EINECS
200-272-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
NH2CH2CO2H
Formula Weight
75.07
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
ca 245° dec.
Density
1.595
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in pyridine, water. Sparingly soluble in ethanol. Insoluble in ether.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Residue after ignition 0.1%, Heavy metals (as Pb) 0.002%, Cl 0.005%, SO4 0.005%, NH4 0.005%, Substances darkened by sulfuric acid P.T., Hydrolyzable substances P.T.

Applications

Glycine is employed to protect the kidneys from the harmful side effects of certain drugs used after organ transplantation as well as the liver from the harmful effects of alcohol. The solution of glycine plays an important role for deposition of alloys and metals. It is likewise useful for patients with acute alcohol hallucinosis. It is applied for treating schizophrenia, stroke, benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), and some rare inherited metabolic disorders.

Notes

Combustible. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Gerakines, P. A.; Hudson, R. L. The radiation stability of glycine in solid CO2 - In situ laboratory measurements with applications to Mars. Icarus 2015, 252, 466-472.

Tarozaite, R.; Sakackiene, Z.; Juskenas, R.; Selskis, A.; Jagminiene, A.; Norkus, E. Application of glycine containing solutions for electroless deposition of Co-P and Co-W-P films and their behavior as barrier layers. Mater. Chem. Phys. 2009, 117 (1), 117-124.

Other References

Merck
14,4491
Beilstein
635782
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MB7600000

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