Monochloroacetic Acid (MCA)


 Specification Of Monochloroacetic Acid (MCA)

Product : Monochloroacetic Acid
CAS Reg No : 79-11-8
Appearance : White Deliquescent Crystals
Specifications :
Item Testing Method
Monochloroacetic Acid (NLT) 99.25% GC
Dichloroatic Acid (NMT) 00.50% GC
Acetic Acid (NMT) 00.25% GC
Moisture (NMT) 00.50% Karl Fischer
Iron (NMT) 10 ppm AAS
Heavy Metal (as Pb) (NMT) 10ppm AAS
UN No : 1751
IMCO Class : 6.1(8)
Uses : Monochloroacetic Acid is used as a versatile intermediate in the manufacturing of various Agrochemicals viz 2, 4-D, Glyphosate etc.
It is widely used as a main raw material for various pharmaceuticals viz. Ibuprofen, Dichlofenac, etc. & in the manufacturing of Carboxy Methyl Cellulose (CMC) and Coco Amido Propyl Betain (CAPB).
Packing : 25/50 Kgs Net HDPE Bags with Liner inside.
500/1050 Kgs. PP FIBC Jumbo Bags.
Storage : Store in a close Ventilated & shaded area.
Precaution : Avoid contact with skin and eyes.


  • MCAA and SMCA is used directly or indirectly as an important intermediate to produce
End Product Uses
Carboxy Methyl Cellulose (CMC) Polyanionic Cellulose (PAC) Thickening agent for food, oil, mining, personal care products, detergents, adhesives
2,4-D (phenoxyacetic), Dimethoate, Glyphosate, 2-Methyl-4-Chlorophenoxy-acetic acid (MCPA) Crop protection Chemicals
Thioglycolates Thermo Stabilizers for PVC, Hair care and other cosmetics
Carboxymethyl Starch, Cynoacetic acid (incl, Esters) Malonates Adhesives
Betaines, Imidazolines, Ethercarboxlic acids, EDTA Surfactants, Sequestering agents
Chloro acetyl chloride (CAC), Glycine, Phenoxyacetic acid Pharmaceuticals
Cynoacetic acid (Caffeine) Food Products


  • ANUGRAH has a state of the art facilities for Chemical and analytical testing. Control smaples are maintained in closed containers. All shipments are comprehensively tested and inspected before dispatch.
  • Following Quality tests are performed on MCAA raw materials and finished product:
Acetic Acid Purity Chemical Analysis & Freezing Point Methods As per International Standards Reported. Formic Acid & Acetaldehyde Also Tested As Per International Standards Reported.
Chlorine Supplier Test Methods. Validated in Own Labs
MCAA Purity Test Gas Chromatography (GC)
Set Point Test Chemical Analysis
Moisture Estimation Karl Fischer Test (KF)
Heavy Metal Testing by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS)
  • ANUGRAH is one of the India's key player in MCAA, which is produced at its facility at Vadodara, India. MCAA plant at Vadodara follows international manufacturing standards and is well equiped with the latest scientific instruments for qualitiy control and assurance. ANUGRAH is recognized as a reliable MCAA producer with the required focus on saftey and superior logistics. MCAA crystals are hygroscopic crystalline substance with a characteristic pungent odour and classified as Hazardous ,Toxic and Corrosive.