Trichloroacetic Acid 50% Solution

Recommended For Chemical Skin Peels And Biochemistry Applications

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About Trichloroacetic Acid 50% Solution

Trichloroacetic Acid, also known as TCA, is a monocarboxylic acid. Structurally, it is acetic acid in which all three hydrogens on the methyl group have been substituted with chlorine atoms. It is a water-soluble, colorless, crystalline solid.

Trichloroacetic Acid is used in the cosmetic industry as a chemical peel and wart remover. It is also used in biochemistry to help the precipitation of macromolecules,

Lab Alley’s Trichloroacetic Acid, 50% Solution contains 50% by weight of Trichloroacetic Acid mixed in 50% by volume of Deionized Water and appears as a colorless liquid. Chemically pure or Laboratory reagents are two terms often used to describe Lab Grade chemicals. Lab Grade chemicals do not meet any accepted quality or purity requirements such as the ACS Grade, the USP Grade, and the FCC Grade, despite their acceptable purity.

Common Uses and Applications

  • Peeling agent to remove wrinkles
  • Tattoo removal
  • Laboratory reagent in organic synthesis
  • Precipitation of biochemical macromolecules
  • Wart removal


Chemistry Table

Trichloroethanoic acid, TCA, Aceto-caustin, Trichloracetic acid, Trichloroacetate anion
Lab Grade
Trichloroacetic acid

Trichloroacetic Acid 50% Solution Specifications

Assay (C2HCl3O2) 99.0-100.5%
Residue after Ignition 0.05%
Chloride (Cl) 0.035%
Sulfate (So4) 0.080%

Safety and Shipping Information

DOT: Trichloroacetic acid, solution, 8, UN2564, PG II

Please contact us to request a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) and Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Trichloroacetic Acid 50% Solution.

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