Dichloroacetic Acid


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CAS 79-43-6 - Dichloroacetic Acid

Analyte:  Dichloroacetic Acid

Abbreviation:  DCACETICACID

CAS Number or ID:  79-43-6

Department:  Organics

EC Number (EINECS):  79-43-6

Synonyms:  Dichloracetic acid;Dichlorethanoic acid;Dichloroacetic acid;Dichloroethanoic acid;Urner's liquid;2,2-Dichloroacetic acid;Bichloracetic acid;DCA;Kyselina dichloroctova;UN 1764

Use:  Synthetic reagent, fungicide

Chemical Formula:  C2H2Cl2O2

Apearance:  colourless liquid with a pungent odour

Melting Point:  9.7 C

Boiling Point:  194 C

Vapor Density:  4.4 (air = 1)

Water Solubility:  > 10g/100ml at 15 C

Stability:  Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong reducing agents. Reacts with water. Protect from moisture. Hygroscopic.Analytical testing dots

Laboratory tests that may be available by ALS - Columbia for Dichloroacetic Acid (CAS # 79-43-6):

EPA MethodTest NameMatrixMRLInstrument
EPA 552.2Haloacetic Acids (GC)Drinking Water1 GC

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