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B21827 Sodium dichloroacetate, 97%

CAS Number
Dichloroacetic acid sodium salt

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B21827-09 10g 58.70
B21827-18 50g 235.00
B21827-30 250g 861.00
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Sodium dichloroacetate, 97%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
197-199° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water.


Sodium dichloroacetate finds medicinal application in removing warts and other skin growths. It is used as an antidote for lactic acidosis and in the treatment of stroke. It is studied as potential drugs, since it inhibits the enzyme pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase.


Moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Agnoletto, C.; Brunelli, L.; Melloni, E.; Pastorelli, R.; Casciano, F.; Rimondi, E.; Rigolin, G. M.; Cuneo, A.; Secchiero, P.; Zauli, G. The anti-leukemic activity of sodium dichloroacetate in p53mutated/null cells is mediated by a p53-independent ILF3/p21 pathway. Oncotarget 2015, 6 (4), 2385-2396.

Ji, B.; Tang, P.; Yan, K.; Sun, G. Catalytic actions of alkaline salts in reactions between 1, 2, 3, 4-butanetetracarboxylic acid and cellulose: II. Esterification. Carbohydr. Polym. 2015, 132, 228-236.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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