Methyl Chloro Acetate (MECA) is a versatile chemical compound with the molecular formula CH3COOCH2Cl. It is a colorless liquid with a characteristic odor. MECA is widely used in various industrial applications, including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, coatings, and solvents
Chemical formula: CH3COOCH2Cl
Synonyms : Chloroacetic acid methyl ester, Methyl 2-chloroacetate
Molecular weight: 108.52
Boiling Point: 129 °C
Melting point : −33 °C
Hazard Class: Flammable Liquid (Hazard Class 3)
Clear colorless liquid with pungent order
Miscible with alcohol & ether
Specific gravity at 20°C
Not more than 0.20%
Chromatographic purity by GC
Not less than 99.0%
As with any chemical compound, it is important to handle Methyl Chloro Acetate with proper care. Here are some key safety precautions:
For detailed safety information, please refer to the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) provided by S R Drugs. The MSDS includes information on physical and chemical properties, handling and storage, potential hazards, first aid measures, and disposal considerations.
Pharmaceuticals: MECA is used as a solvent and intermediate in the pharmaceutical industry. It finds application in the synthesis of various pharmaceutical compounds and APIs.
Agrochemicals: Methyl Chloro Acetate serves as a valuable building block for the production of herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides. It plays a significant role in crop protection and enhancing agricultural productivity.
Coatings and Paints: MECA is utilized in the production of coatings and paints as a solvent and coalescing agent. It helps in achieving desired viscosity and film formation properties.
Chemical Synthesis: Methyl Chloro Acetate is widely used as an intermediate in the synthesis of various organic compounds. It participates in reactions such as esterification, acylation, and alkylation to produce a wide range of chemicals.
Solvents: MECA serves as a solvent for various applications in the chemical industry. It is commonly used in organic synthesis, extractions, and cleaning processes.
High Purity: Our Methyl Chloro Acetate is of the highest purity, ensuring reliable performance and consistency in your applications.
Stringent Quality Control: We maintain strict quality control measures to ensure that our MECA meets or exceeds industry standards.
Technical Expertise: Our experienced team provides technical support and guidance to meet your specific requirements
Reliable Supply: With a robust supply chain and efficient logistics, we ensure prompt and reliable delivery of MECA to your location.
Experience the superior quality and performance of S R Drugs' Methyl Chloro Acetate. Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and explore how our products can benefit your industry.