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Mono Chloro Acetic Acid (MCA) is a versatile chemical compound with the molecular formula CH2ClCOOH. It is a colorless, crystalline solid that is highly soluble in water. MCA is widely used in various industrial applications, including agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, textiles, dyes, and personal care products.

Chemical Properties:

Chemical formula: ClCH2COOH

Synonyms  :  Chloro acetic acid

Molecular weight: 94.50 

CAS.No: 79-11-8

Boiling Point:  189°C 

Melting point : 60-65 °C

Hazard Class: Corrosive

Product Specifications:


White crystalline powder


Freely soluble in alcohol, ether & water

Melting range

Between 60-65 °C

Moisture content

Not more than1.0%

Heavy metals(pb,mg)

Not more than 8 ppm

Iron (as Fe)

Not more than 10 ppm

Sulphates (as So4)

Not more than 0.005%

Chromatographic purity by GC

Monochloroacetic Acid

Not less than 99%

Dichloroacetic Acid

Not more than 0.50%

Acetic Acid

Not more than 0.10%

Any unspecified impurity

Not more than 0.25%

Safety Information:

As with any chemical compound, it is important to handle Monochloro Acetic Acid with proper care. Here are some key safety precautions:

  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, goggles, and a lab coat.
  • Avoid direct contact with the skin, eyes, and clothing.
  • Work in a well-ventilated area or use local exhaust ventilation.
  • Store MCA in a cool, dry place away from incompatible substances.
Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS):
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.

Application Areas:

Agrochemicals: MCA serves as a crucial intermediate in the production of herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides. It plays a vital role in enhancing crop yield and protecting plants from harmful pests and diseases.

Pharmaceuticals: MCA is widely used in the pharmaceutical industry as a building block for the synthesis of various active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs). It is a key component in the development of drugs with therapeutic properties.

Textiles and Dyes: MCA finds application in the textile and dye industry for the synthesis of dyes and dye intermediates. It imparts color to fabrics and plays a significant role in the production of vibrant and durable textiles.

Personal Care Products: MCA is used in the formulation of personal care products such as shampoos, soaps, and cosmetics. It contributes to the stability, texture, and performance of these products.

Chemical Intermediates: MCA serves as a valuable intermediate in the production of various chemicals. It is used in reactions such as esterification, alkylation, and amidation to create a wide range of chemical compounds.

Why Choose S R Drugs?

High Purity: Our MCA is of the highest purity, ensuring consistency and reliability in your applications.

Stringent Quality Control: We adhere to strict quality control measures, ensuring that our MCA meets or exceeds industry standards.

Technical Expertise: With our experienced team and state-of-the-art facilities, we provide technical support and customized solutions.

Reliable Supply: We maintain a robust supply chain and logistics network, ensuring prompt and reliable delivery of MCA to your location.

Experience the superior quality and performance of S R Drugs' Monochloro Acetic Acid. Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and explore how our products can benefit your industry.

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S.R.Drugs and Intermediates Private Limited
Address : #3 ‐ 58, S.R.Chambers, Ramachandrapuram,
Hyderabad ‐ 502 032, Telangana, INDIA.

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