Monochloroacetic Acid (MCA)
TerraTech Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd is one of the India’s key player in MCA, which is produced @ Ahmedabad, India, follows international manufacturing standards and is well equipped with the latest scientific instruments for quality control and assurance.
TerraTech Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd is recognized as a reliable MCA producer with the required focus on safety and superior logistics.
MCA crystals are hygroscopic crystalline substance with a characteristic pungent odour and classified as Hazardous,Toxic and Corrosive.
SPECIFICATIONS OF MONOCHLOROACETIC ACID (MCA)
|1||PRODUCT||MONO CHLORO ACETIC ACID|
|4||CAS Reg No||79-11-8|
|5||Appearance||A White Crystalline powder with pungent smell|
|6||Solubility||Soluble in water|
|7||Specifications||TESTTesting Method% AssayMin. 99.0% w/wGC% Dichloro Acetic AcidMax. 00.50% w/wGC% Moisture (If Required)Max 00.50% w/wKarl FischerAcetic AcidMax 00.25%GCIron content (as Fe) (If Required)Max. 10 ppmAASHeavy Metal (as Pb) (If Required)Max. 10 ppmAAS|
|10||Uses||Intermediate of carboxymethylcellulose and -starch as thickening agent for detergents, oil drilling, paper, food and pharma applications; Production of agrochemicals like herbicides (e.g. 2,4-D and MCPA) or insecticides e.g. (dimethoates); Raw material for betaine production (personal care); Manufacturing of thioglycolic acid for UV-light stabilizers in PVC and thioglycolic acid ester as additives in cosmetics; Further applications: vitamins, synthetic caffeine, malonates, glycine.|
|11||Packing||25/50 Kg HDPE Bags with Liner, 25 Kg Paper Bag with Liner, 1050/1100 Kg FIBC Jumbo Bags.|
|12||Storage||Store in a close Ventilated & shaded area.|
|13||Precaution||Avoid contact with skin and eyes.|
|14||Note||The information given in this Data Sheet is based on the present state of our knowledge. Any conclusions and recommendations made are without liability on our part. Buyers and Users should make their own assessment of our product under their own conditions and for their own requirements.|
MCA and SMCA is used directly or indirectly as an important intermediate to produce
|Carboxy Methyl Cellulose (CMC) Polyanionic Cellulose (PAC)||Thickening agent for food, oil, mining, personal care products, detergents, adhesives|
|2,4-D (phenoxyacetic), Dimethoate, Glyphosate, 2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxy-acetic acid (MCPA)||Crop protection Chemicals|
|Thioglycolates||Thermo Stabilizers for PVC, Hair care and other cosmetics|
|Carboxymethyl Starch, Cynoacetic acid (incl, Esters) Malonates||Adhesives|
|Betaines, Imidazolines, Ethercarboxlic acids, EDTA||Surfactants, Sequestering agents|
|Chloro acetyl chloride (CAC), Glycine, Phenoxyacetic acid||Pharmaceuticals|
|Cynoacetic acid (Caffeine)||Food Products|
TerraTech Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd has a state of the art facilities for Chemical and analytical testing. Control smaples are maintained in closed containers. All shipments are comprehensively tested and inspected before dispatch.
Following Quality tests are performed on MCA raw materials and finished product:
|Acetic Acid Purity||Chemical Analysis & Freezing Point Methods As per International Standards Reported. Formic Acid & Acetaldehyde Also Tested As Per International Standards Reported.|
|Chlorine||Supplier Test Methods. Validated in Own Labs|
|MCAA Purity Test||Gas Chromatography (GC)|
|Set Point Test||Chemical Analysis|
|Moisture Estimation||Karl Fischer Test (KF)|
|Heavy Metal||Testing by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS)|