SMCA powder

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MCA

MCA

Monochloroacetic acid for use as an essential raw material for a variety of products, such as carboxymethyl cellulose, adhesives, pharmaceuticals and crop protection chemicals.

  • Product name

    SMCA powder
  • Brand

    Nouryon
  • Chemical family

    MCA
  • CAS number

    3926-62-3
  • Physical form

    Powder
  • Regional availability

    Global
  • Chemical name

    Sodium monochloroacetate
  • Applications

    Main uses include production of: MCA esters, carboxymethyl cellulose, carboxymethyl starch, thioglycolic acid, 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

Agrochemicals

Functions

  • Intermediate

Applications

  • Alkyl betaines,
  • Ammonium thyocyanate,
  • Acetochlor,
  • Agrochemicals,
  • Pharmaceutical,
  • Polycarbonate ether,
  • Carboxy methyl cellulose,
  • Carboxy methyl guar,
  • Carboxy methyl inulin,
  • Carboxy methyl starch,
  • Surfactants,
  • Synthetic caffeine,
  • TGA,
  • Thyoglycolic acid

Surfactants

Functions

  • Intermediate

Applications

  • Alkyl betaines,
  • Ammonium thyocyanate,
  • Acetochlor,
  • Agrochemicals,
  • Pharmaceutical,
  • Polycarbonate ether,
  • Carboxy methyl cellulose,
  • Carboxy methyl guar,
  • Carboxy methyl inulin,
  • Carboxy methyl starch,
  • Surfactants,
  • Synthetic caffeine,
  • TGA,
  • Thyoglycolic acid

Industry

Functions

  • Intermediate

Applications

  • Alkyl betaines,
  • Ammonium thyocyanate,
  • Acetochlor,
  • Agrochemicals,
  • Pharmaceutical,
  • Polycarbonate ether,
  • Carboxy methyl cellulose,
  • Carboxy methyl guar,
  • Carboxy methyl inulin,
  • Carboxy methyl starch,
  • Surfactants,
  • Synthetic caffeine,
  • TGA,
  • Thyoglycolic acid