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104106 Glycolic acid

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CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaChemical FormulaMolar MassGrade Value
79-14-1201-180-5C₂H₄O₃HOCH₂COOH76.05 g/molReag. Ph Eur

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      Catalogue Number104106
      SynonymsHydroxyacetic acid
      DescriptionGlycolic acid
      Product Information
      CAS number79-14-1
      EC number201-180-5
      GradeReag. Ph Eur
      Hill FormulaC₂H₄O₃
      Chemical formulaHOCH₂COOH
      Molar Mass76.05 g/mol
      HS Code2918 19 98
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      Quality LevelMQ300
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Boiling point100 °C (decomposition)
      Density1.26 g/cm3 (20 °C)
      Flash point>300 °C (decomposition)
      Melting Point78 - 80 °C
      pH value2 (50 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
      Vapor pressure0.0041 hPa (25 °C)
      Bulk density600 kg/m3
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat 2040 mg/kg
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
      Hazard Pictogram(s)
      Hazard Statement(s)H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
      H332: Harmful if inhaled.
      Precautionary Statement(s)P260: Do not breathe dust or mist.
      P271: Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
      P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
      P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
      P304 + P340 + P310: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
      P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
      Signal WordDanger
      Storage class8A Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
      WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
      Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
      Safety Information
      Categories of dangerharmful, corrosive
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore below +30°C.
      Packaging Information
      Transport Information
      Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 3261 , 8, II
      Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 3261 , 8, II
      Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 3261 , 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
      Supplemental Information
      Assay (acidimetric)≥ 99.0 %
      Identity (IR)passes test
      Melting range (lower value)≥ 75 °C
      Melting range (upper value)≤ 79 °C
      Iron (Fe)≤ 5 ppm
      Heavy metals (as Pb)≤ 10 ppm
      Water (K. F.)≤ 0.50 %
      Solubility according to Ph.Eur.passes test