Kowa American Corporation


3-mercaptopropionic acid

3-MPA is widely used in food and beverage industries as a flavoring agent. It is used in the production of PVC stabilizers, which are used as chain transfer agents in polymerizations. It can be used as primary or secondary, color stabilizer in combination with phenolic antioxidant for polymers and can also be used as a chain transfer agent. We offer 80% solution type that will not be frozen in winter.


Relative density: 1.216-1.224
Miscible with water, alcohol, benzene and ether.


Chemical Structure

Chemical Structure


CAS#: 107-96-0


  • Concrete Admixture
  • Epoxy Curing Agents