This monochloroacetic acid solution is a clear colorless liquid with acidic pungent odor. It is used as an essential raw material for a variety of products, such as carboxymethyl cellulose, adhesives, pharmaceuticals and crop protection chemicals.
Europe, North America
Main uses include production of: MCA esters, carboxymethyl cellulose, carboxymethyl starch, thioglycolic acid, crop protection chemicals (MCPA, 2,4-D, dimethoate, glyphosate), cyanoacetic acid (incl. esters), barbiturates, malonic acid (incl. esters and derivates), vitamins, sequestering agents (EDTA), glycine, dyes (indigo and derivates), chloroacetylchloride (CAC), surfactants