Chloroacetic acid

CAS Registry Number®

79-11-8
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CAS Name

Chloroacetic acid

Molecular Formula

C2H3ClO2

Molecular Mass

94.50

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    189 °C
  • Melting Point (2)

    63 °C
  • Density (3)

    1.4043 g/cm³ @ Temp: 40 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) International Chemical Safety Cards data were obtained from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (US)
  • (2) PhysProp data were obtained from Syracuse Research Corporation of Syracuse, New York (US)
  • (3) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C2H3ClO2/c3-1-2(4)5/h1H2,(H,4,5)

InChIKey

InChIKey=FOCAUTSVDIKZOP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(CCl)(O)=O

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CCl

Other Names for this Substance

  • Acetic acid, 2-chloro-
  • Acetic acid, chloro-
  • 2-Chloroacetic acid
  • Chloracetic acid
  • Chloroacetic acid

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