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4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid

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4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid Basic information

Product Name:
4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid
Synonyms:
  • 2-(4-Chloro-phenoxy)acetic acid
  • RARECHEM AL BO 0389
  • P-CHLOROPHENOXYACETIC ACID
  • p-Monochlorophenoxy acetic acid
  • (2-chlorophenoxy)ethanoicacid
  • kyselina4-chlorfenoxyoctova
  • Marks 4-cpa
  • marks4-cpa
CAS:
122-88-3
MF:
C8H7ClO3
MW:
186.59
EINECS:
204-581-3
Product Categories:
  • Organic acids
  • Phenoxyacetic Acids and Alcohols (substituted)
  • PLANT GROWTH REGULATOR
  • Auxins
  • Biochemistry
  • Plant Growth Regulators
  • Pharmaceutical Raw Materials
Mol File:
122-88-3.mol
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4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid Chemical Properties

Melting point:
157-159 °C
Boiling point:
266.91°C (rough estimate)
Density 
1.3245 (rough estimate)
refractive index 
1.5250 (estimate)
storage temp. 
0-6°C
solubility 
957mg/l
pka
pK1: 3.10 (25°C)
form 
crystalline
color 
White to light beige
Water Solubility 
848mg/L(25 ºC)
BRN 
1211804
CAS DataBase Reference
122-88-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid(122-88-3)
EPA Substance Registry System
4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid (122-88-3)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xn,Xi
Risk Statements 
22-R22
Safety Statements 
22-24/25
RIDADR 
2811
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
AG0175000
21
TSCA 
Yes
HazardClass 
IRRITANT
HS Code 
29189090
Hazardous Substances Data
122-88-3(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity
LD50 oral in rat: 850mg/kg

MSDS

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4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

white to light beige powder

Uses

2-(4-Chlorophenoxy)acetic Acid is used in the synthesis of a new class of hypoxia-inducible factor-1 inhibitors.

Definition

ChEBI: A chlorophenoxyacetic acid that is phenoxyacetic acid carrying a chloro substituent at position 4.

Hazard

Moderately toxic; mutagen.

Safety Profile

Moderately toxic by ingestion and intraperitoneal routes. Human mutation data reported. When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of Cl-.

Purification Methods

Crystallise the acid from EtOH. It is a plant growth substance and a herbicide. [Beilstein 6 IV 845.]

4-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid Preparation Products And Raw materials

Raw materials

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