Trichloroacetic Acid Crystal 99% Lab Grade

Common Peeling Agent For Skin Treatments In Crystal Form

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About Trichloroacetic Acid Crystal 99% Lab Grade

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 Grade chemicals possess reasonable purity but do not comply with any official standard for quality or purity. It is highly recommended to use our Trichloroacetic Acid Crystals, Lab Grade in educational institutes for research purposes.

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 99% ACS Grade 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, 8, UN1839, PG II

Please download a Lab Alley PDF Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Below, please find a PDF for Certificate of Analysis (COA) for Trichloroacetic Acid Crystal 99% Lab Grade.

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