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HYDROXYACETIC ACID [1 record]

Record 1 2011-08-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Chemical Elements and Compounds
Universal entry(ies)
CH2OHCOOH
formula, see observation
C2H4O3
formula, see observation
HO-CH2-CO2-H
formula, see observation
79-14-1
CAS number
DEF

A chemical compound which appears under the form of colorless, deliquescent crystals, is soluble in water, alcohol and ether, is available commercially as a 70% solution in the form of a light straw-colored liquid whith an odour like burnt sugar, and is used for dyeing and tanning leather, in textile dyeing, in cleaning, polishing, and soldering compounds, in copper pickling, in adhesives, electroplating, breaking of petroleum emulsions, as a chelating agent for iron, in chemical milling and for pH control.

OBS

hydroxyacetic acid: part of the Ingredient Disclosure List of the Hazardous Products Act (Registration SOR/88-64, December 31, 1987).

OBS

Chemical formula: CH2OHCOOH or C2H4O3 or HO-CH2-CO2-H

French

Domaine(s)
  • Éléments et composés chimiques
Entrée(s) universelle(s)
CH2OHCOOH
formula, see observation
C2H4O3
formula, see observation
HO-CH2-CO2-H
formula, see observation
79-14-1
CAS number
OBS

acide hydroxyacétique : fait partie de la Liste de divulgation des ingrédients de la Loi sur les produits dangereux (du Canada; enr. DORS s/88-64, 31 déc. 1987).

OBS

Formule chimique : CH2OHCOOH ou C2H4O3 ou HO-CH2-CO2-H

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Elementos y compuestos químicos
Entrada(s) universal(es)
CH2OHCOOH
formula, see observation
C2H4O3
formula, see observation
HO-CH2-CO2-H
formula, see observation
79-14-1
CAS number
OBS

Cristales incoloros, delicuescentes. Soluble en agua, alcohol y éter. Combustible. Moderadamente tóxico.

OBS

Fórmula química: CH2OHCOOH o C2H4O3 o HO-CH2-CO2-H

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