HEMA

Product

The mercapto carboxylic ester find some applications:

  • Fine chemical as intermediate compounds.
  • Plasticizers additive for synthetic rubber.
  • Antioxidant agent.
  • Mining industry as collector.
  • Cosmetic such as glycerol monothioglycolate (CAS: 30618-84-9) or monothanolamine thioglycolate (CAS: 126-97-6).
  • Epoxy hardener by reaction of polyols with thioglycolic acid to prepare polythiols.
  • Polymers : low odor chain transfer agent

 

HEMA is commercialy available. Arkema can evaluate preparations of others thio-esters on request.

Identity

CAS number
7659-86-1
Chemical name
2-Ethylhexyl thioglycolate
Common name
HEMA

Geographic availability

Worldwide

Markets

  • Chemical and plastics industry
    • Plastics and polymers industry
 
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