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B23301 Mercaptosuccinic acid, 98%

CAS Number
70-49-5
Synonyms
Thiomalic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B23301-14 25g 15.80
B23301-22 100g 37.20
B23301-36 500g 138.00
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Mercaptosuccinic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004860
EINECS
200-736-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C4H6O4S
Formula Weight
150.15
Melting point
150-155°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, alcohol and acetone. Slightly soluble in ether. Insoluble in benzene.

Applications

Mercaptosuccinic acid is used in the preparation of mercaptosuccinic acid diethyl ester by reaction with ethanol. It is also used as a brightening agent in metal plating. Further, it serves as an intermediate for the synthesis of corrosion inhibitors, soil fumigants, active pharmaceutical ingredients and electroplating agents.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Tan, J.; Liang, Y.; Wang, J.; Chen, J.; Sun, B.; Shao, L. Facile synthesis of CdTe-based quantum dots promoted by mercaptosuccinic acid and hydrazine. New J. Chem. 2015, 39 (6), 4488-4493.

Tenorio, D. P. L. A.; Andrade, C. G.; Filho, P. E. C.; Sabino, C. P.; Kato, I. T.; Carvalho, L. B.; Alves, S.; Ribeiro, M. S.; Fontes, A.; Santos, B. S. CdTe quantum dots conjugated to concanavalin A as potential fluorescent molecular probes for saccharides detection inCandida albicans. J. Photochem. Photobiol. B 2015, 142, 237-243.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. 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. Rinse mouth. 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

Other References

Merck
14,9343
Beilstein
1099858
Harmonized Tariff Code
2930.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WM8225000

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