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Oxalic acid, anhydrous, 98%, Thermo Scientific™

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250g
144-62-7
C2H2O4
90.034
MFCD00002573
MUBZPKHOEPUJKR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
ethanedioic acid, aktisal, aquisal, oxiric acid, oxalate, oxalsaeure, oxaalzuur, kyselina stavelova, acide oxalique, acido ossalico
971
CHEBI:16995
oxalic acid
C(=O)(C(=O)O)O
144-62-7
C2H2O4
90.034
MFCD00002573
MUBZPKHOEPUJKR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
ethanedioic acid, aktisal, aquisal, oxiric acid, oxalate, oxalsaeure, oxaalzuur, kyselina stavelova, acide oxalique, acido ossalico
971
CHEBI:16995
oxalic acid
C(=O)(C(=O)O)O

Oxalic acid is used as reducing agent for photographic films, as mordant in dyeing process, as bleaching agent for removal of rust through complex formation, and as grinding agent during polishing of marble. It is used in waste water treatment to remove calcium. The conjugate base of oxalic acid acts as a chelating agent for metal ions. It is used as a catalyst for esterifications in synthetic organic chemistry and as an analytical reagent.

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

Linear Formula HO2CCO2H
UN Number UN3261
Beilstein 385686
Merck Index 14,6911
Solubility Information Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol and ether. Insoluble in benzene and chloroform.
Formula Weight 90.04
Physical Form Crystalline
Percent Purity 98%
Density 1.9 g/mL
Color White
Melting Point ∼185°C (decomposition)
pH 1.3
Quantity 250g
Chemical Name or Material Oxalic acid, Anhydrous
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GHS H Statement
H318-H302-H312
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.

P260-P264b-P270-P280-P301+P312-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P314-P330-P363-P501c

H302+H312-H318-H373

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE SOLID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

EINECSNumber : 205-634-3

RTECSNumber : RO2450000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures

RUO – Research Use Only