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Thioacetic Acid (TAA)

Product overview

Thioacetic Acid (TAA, CAS 507-09-5) is an organosulfur compound with the chemical formula CH3COSH, easily recognizable by its stringent odour.
TAA is mainly used as raw material in fine chemistry and polymer applications. The TAA is the only available thioacid used for the preparation of thioesters or mercaptans.
These thioesters and mercaptans obtained from TAA are widely used for the preparation of drugs, pesticides, fragrances and flavors, metal cleaners and metal scavengers, lachrymator material and tyres additives.


Geographic availability
  • Oceania
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Africa
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Northern America
  • Middle East

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