chloroacetic acid

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chloroacetic acid

(ˌklɔːrəʊəˈsiːtɪk) or

chloracetic acid

n
1. (Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline soluble strong acid prepared by chlorinating acetic acid and used as an intermediate in the manufacture of many chemicals; monochloracetic acid. Formula: CH2ClCOOH
2. (Elements & Compounds) either of two related compounds: dichloracetic acid, CHCl2COOH, or trichloracetic acid CCl3COOH
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A dehalogenase D gene (dehD) capable of degrading monochloroacetic acid (MCA) has been previously isolated from Rhizobium sp.
CABB, a top supplier of custom synthesised active ingredients and intermediates, as well as monochloroacetic acid (MCA) for the agrochemical and other end markets and applications such as pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, flavors, fragrances, vitamins and surfactants, was created in 2003 through the reorganisation of the acetyls operations of Swiss Clariant AG (VTX:CLN).
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Elf Aquitaine (Elf) has been released from a fine imposed by the European Commission for participation in a cartel on the monochloroacetic acid market.
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AkzoNobel recently announced a plant expansion for the manufacture of monochloroacetic acid (MCA) in China.
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18] reversed-phase column is equilibrated with a mobile phase consisting of monochloroacetic acid (pH 3.
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