MCA flakes

Monocholoroacetic acid

MCA

These monochloroacetic acid flakes are a white crystalline substance with a characteristic odor. It is used as an essential raw material for a variety of products, such as carboxymethyl cellulose, adhesives, pharmaceuticals and crop protection chemicals.

  • Product name

    MCA flakes
  • Brand

    Nouryon
  • Chemical family

    MCA
  • CAS number

    79-11-8
  • Physical form

    Flakes
  • Chemical Formula

    C₂H₃O₂Cl
  • Regional availability

    Global
  • Chemical name

    Monochloroacetic acid
  • Molecular Weight

    94.5
  • Applications

    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

Market Segments

Agriculture

Functions

  • Chemical Intermediate

Applications

  • Alkyl betaines,
  • Ammonium thioglycolate,
  • Acetochlor,
  • MCA ester,
  • Polycarbonate ether,
  • Carboxy methyl cellulose,
  • Carboxy methyl guar,
  • Carboxy methyl inulin,
  • Synthetic caffeine,
  • TGA,
  • Thioglycolic acid
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Chemical intermediates

Functions

  • Chemical Intermediate

Applications

  • Alkyl betaines,
  • Ammonium thioglycolate,
  • Acetochlor,
  • MCA ester,
  • Polycarbonate ether,
  • Carboxy methyl cellulose,
  • Carboxy methyl guar,
  • Carboxy methyl inulin,
  • Synthetic caffeine,
  • TGA,
  • Thioglycolic acid
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