Chemical Structure / July 19, 2018 / Reina Huffman
It is widely used in biochemistry for the precipitation of macromolecules, such as proteins, DNA, and RNA. TCA and DCA are both used in cosmetic treatments (such as chemical peels and tattoo removal) and as topical medication for chemoablation of warts, including genital warts. It can kill normal cells as well. It is considered safe for use for this purpose during pregnancy.
causing possible eye damage. Breathing potassium fluoride solution vapors can irritate and burn the nose, throat, and lungs. Chronic exposure to KF may cause nosebleeds, cough, wheezing and shortness of breath. When heated potassium fluoride solution releases hydrogen fluoride, a toxic, corrosive gas.
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