Agent Name

Choline bicarbonate

CAS Number

78-73-9

Formula

C5-H14-N-O.C-H-O3

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

(2-Hydroxyethyl)trimethylammonium bicarbonate; Choline carbonate (1:1); Choline, hydrogen carbonate; Hydroxyethyltrimethylammonium bicarbonate; Ethanaminium, 2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, carbonate (1:1); Ethanaminium, 2-hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethyl-, carbonate (1:1) (salt); [ChemIDplus] 2-Hydroxy-N,N,N-trimethylethanaminium hydrogen carbonate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Category

Vitamins and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Sources/Uses

Used to formulate metal surface treatment products (including those for galvanizing and electroplating), non-metal surface treatment products, hydraulic fluids, processing aids (i.e. pH regulators, flocculants, and precipitants), laboratory chemicals, plant protection products, pharmaceuticals, flux coating/core welding and soldering products, and as a clay stabilizer for fracturing in the mining industry; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Only available commercially as an aqueous solution (usually 75%); [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] 80% aqueous solution: An irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Choline."

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