Agent Name

Glycine hydrochloride

CAS Number

6000-43-7

Formula

C2-H5-N-O2.Cl-H

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Aminoacetic acid hydrochloride; Glycocoll hydrochloride; Glycine, hydrochloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Amino Acids and Derivatives

Description

Hygroscopic solid; [Merck Index] White odorless crystalline powder; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a buffer and reagent in organic chemistry; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex), ataxia, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Glycine."

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