79-43-6 Dichloroacetic acid


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CAS 79-43-6 -

CAS Number:  79-43-6

Chemical Name:  Dichloroacetic acid

Type of Toxicity:  cancer

Listing Mechanism:  Authoritative Bodies (AB)

Date Listed:  1-May-96

Chemical Formula:  C2H2Cl2O2

EC Number (EINECS):  201-207-0

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

Appearance:  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.

Molecular Weight:  128.9415

More info:  Dichloroacetic acid CAS 79-43-6...

Related Hazardous Material Name:  Dichloroacetic acid

Emergency Response Guide Number:  153


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