Sodium Monochloro Acetate (SMCA) is a versatile chemical compound with the molecular formula CH2ClCOONa. It is a white crystalline powder with a slight odor. SMCA is widely used in various industrial applications, including textiles, agrochemicals, herbicides, and cellulose ethers.
Chemical formula: ClCH2COONa
Synonyms : Chloroacetic acid sodium salt
Molecular weight: 116.48
Melting point : 199 °C
Hazard Class: Irritant (Hazard Class 3)
A White crystalline powder
Freely soluble in water
Conforms to the chloride test
Not more than 1.0%
Not less than 98.0%
As with any chemical compound, it is important to handle Sodium Monochloro 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.
Textiles: SMCA is widely used in the textile industry for the production of cellulose ethers, which are essential components in textile sizing and finishing processes. It improves the strength, stability, and quality of textile materials.
Agrochemicals: Sodium Monochloro Acetate serves as a key ingredient in the formulation of herbicides and plant growth regulators. It helps in weed control and promotes healthy plant growth in agricultural applications.
Cellulose Ethers: SMCA is a crucial intermediate in the synthesis of various cellulose ethers, including carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and hydroxyethyl cellulose (HEC). These cellulose derivatives find applications in food, pharmaceuticals, personal care, and other industries.
Specialty Chemicals: Sodium Monochloro Acetate is used in the production of specialty chemicals, including surfactants, polymers, and fine chemicals. It acts as a building block in the synthesis of these compounds.
High Purity: Our Sodium Monochloro Acetate is of the highest purity, ensuring reliability and consistency in your applications.
Stringent Quality Control: We maintain strict quality control measures to ensure that our SMCA 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 SMCA to your location.
Experience the superior quality and performance of S R Drugs' Sodium Monochloro Acetate. Contact us today to discuss your specific requirements and explore how our products can benefit your industry.