chloroacetic acid

CAS No. 79-11-8

Formula: C2H3ClO2
Basic Info

Chloroacetic acid, industrially known as monochloroacetic acid (MCA) is the organochlorine compound with the formula ClCH2CO2H. This carboxylic acid is a useful building-block in organic synthesis.

Formula
C2H3ClO2
Molecular Weight
94.497
Exact Mass
93.9822
LogP
0.3098
PSA
37.3
Synonyms

Acetic acid,chloro

Chloroethanoic acid

chloroacetic acid

Chloracetic acid

Monochloroethanoic acid

2-chloro acetic acid

2 chloroacetate

Chloroacetic acid,solid

Acide chloracetique

Monochloressigsaeure

Acetic acid, chloro-

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
white flakes
Density
1.58
Boiling Point
189ºC
Melting Point
61-63ºC
Flash Point
126ºC
Refractive Index
1.433
Water Solubility
SOLUBLE
Stability
Stable. Deliquescent. Incompatible with strong bases, alkalies, most common metals, strong oxidizing agents.
Storage Condition
0-6ºC
Vapor Density
3.26 (vs air)
Vapor Pressure
0.75 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
Safety Info
RTECS
AF8575000
Safety Statements
S23-S37-S45-S61
WGK Germany
2
Risk Statements
R25; R34; R50
HS Code
29154000
RIDADR
UN 1751
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
II
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : parameter in CDCl3
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IR Spectrum IR : KBr disc
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Mass Spectrum Mass spectrum (electron ionization)
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Raman Spectrum Raman : 4880 A,200 M,powder
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UV Spectrum UV/Visible spectrum
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