trichloroacetic acid


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trichloroacetic acid

[trī¦klȯr·ō·ə¦sed·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
CCl3COOH Toxic, deliquescent, colorless crystals with a pungent aroma; soluble in water, alcohol, and ether; boils at 198°C; used as a chemical intermediate and laboratory reagent, and in medicine, pharmacy, and herbicides. Abbreviated TCA.
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If you include Trichloroacetic Acid's OSF "neutral" "Agree:Disagree:Neutral" ratio, EPA is, in fact, 100% responsive to external peer review comments when the "Agree:Disagree:Neutral" ratio had more or equal "disagrees" than "agrees."
Analytical grade standard mixture of six haloacetic acids containing monochloroacetic acid (MCAA), dichloroacetic acid (DCAA), trichloroacetic acid (TCAA), monobromoacetic acid (MBAA), dibromoacetic acid (DBAA), and bromochloroacetic acid (BCAA) (2000 [micro]g/mL each in methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE)) was purchased from Supelco (Supelco Park, PA, USA).
Different chemicals are also used to burn local tissue e.g silver nitrate, trichloroacetic acid etc.
The Gloss Peel is a precise combination of 17% Trichloroacetic acid 17% Salicylic acidin a phenol-free, anhydrous gel vehicle that limits ionization of the free acids.
The skin peeling agent here is often an acid such as trichloroacetic acid, which produces a second-degree burn and turns the skin a greyish colour.
Instead of applying a diluted solution of acetic acid wash to delineate the borders of the dysplastic area, a highly concentrated acetic acid or trichloroacetic acid was used.
Thus non-polar and therefore not water soluble organic compounds tend to be oxidized within the liver e.g.: trichloroethane oxidised to trichloroethanol trichloroacetaldehyde and trichloroacetic acid, dichloromethane (methylene chloride CH2Cl2) oxidized to carbon monoxide (CO)
Folin ciocalteu reagent, gallic acid, trichloroacetic acid (TCA), ferric chloride and ascorbic acid were purchased from SD fine chemicals.
DPPH (1, 1-diphenyl, 2-picrylhydrazyl), TCA (trichloroacetic acid) and ferric chloride were obtained from Sigma Chemical Co.
d) Chemical cauterization eg, with trichloroacetic acid, for deep lesions