TerraTech Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd is one of the India’s key player in MCA, which is produced @ Ahmedabad, India, follows international manufacturing standards and is well equiped with the latest scientific instruments for qualitiy control and assurance.

TerraTech Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd is recognized as a reliable MCA producer with the required focus on saftey and superior logistics.

MCA crystals are hygroscopic crystalline substance with a characteristic pungent odour and classified as Hazardous ,Toxic and Corrosive.


2 Molecular Formula C2H3CLO2
3 Molecular Weight 94.50
4 CAS Reg No 79-11-8
5 Appearance A White Crystalline powder with pungent smell
6 Solubility Soluble in water
7 Specifications
TEST Testing Method
% Assay Min. 99.0% w/w GC
% Dichloro Acetic Acid Max. 00.50% w/w GC
% Moisture (If Required) Max 00.50% w/w Karl Fischer
Acetic Acid Max 00.25% GC
Iron content (as Fe) (If Required) Max. 10 ppm AAS
Heavy Metal (as Pb) (If Required) Max. 10 ppm AAS
8 UN No 1751
9 IMCO Class 6.1(8)
10 Uses Intermediate of carboxymethylcellulose and -starch as thickening agent for detergents, oil drilling, paper, food and pharma applications; Production of agrochemicals like herbicides (e.g. 2,4-D and MCPA) or insecticides e.g. (dimethoates); Raw material for betaine production (personal care); Manufacturing of thioglycolic acid for UV-light stabilizers in PVC and thioglycolic acid ester as additives in cosmetics; Further applications: vitamins, synthetic caffeine, malonates, glycine.
11 Packing 25/50 Kg HDPE Bags with Liner, 25 Kg Paper Bag with Liner, 1050/1100 Kg FIBC Jumbo Bags.
12 Storage Store in a close Ventilated & shaded area.
13 Precaution Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
14 Note The information given in this Data Sheet is based on the present state of our knowledge. Any conclusions and recommendations made are without liability on our part. Buyers and Users should make their own assessment of our product under their own conditions and for their own requirements.


End Products 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



TerraTech Chemicals (I) Pvt Ltd 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.

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)