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625-45-6 - Methoxyacetic acid, 97% - B22917 - Alfa Aesar

B22917 Methoxyacetic acid, 97%

CAS Number
625-45-6
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 25.60
250g 66.70
1000g 188.00
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Methoxyacetic acid, 97%

MDL
MFCD00004308
EINECS
210-894-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H6O3
Formula Weight
90.08
Melting point
Boiling Point
202-204°
Flash Point
114°(237°F)
Density
1.174
Refractive Index
1.4165
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

Methoxyacetic acid is used in zebrafish embryotoxicity test to evaluate chemical toxicity after exposure of the complete vertebrate embryo during embryogenesis. It is also used in industry as gelling, viscosity and stabilizer reagent.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Reacts with thionyl chloride on prolonged refluxing, to give chloromethyl methyl ether, reportedly free from the highly carcinogenic bis(chloromethyl)ether: Synthesis, 727 (1984).

świechowicz, B. S.; Szymczak, W.; Budziszewska, B.; Starek, A. Testicular effect of a mixture of 2-methoxyethanol and 2-ethoxyethanol in rats. Pharmacol. Rep. 2015, 67 (2), 289-293.

Grala, A.; Pietkiewicz, M. W.; Wojewódzka, A.; Dabergut, M.; Justyniak, I.; Lewin?ski, J. Structural Diversity of Ethylzinc Carboxylates. Organometallics 2015, 34 (20), 4959-4964.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H314-H360

Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May damage fertility or the unborn child.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a

IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
635800
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
AI8650000

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