chloroacetic acid

Chinese: 氯乙酸French: acide chloracétique (n.m.)Russian: хлоруксусная кислота

Status: ISO 765
PIN: chloroacetic acid
IUPAC: chloroacetic acid
CAS: 2-chloroacetic acid
CAS Reg. No.: 79-11-8
Formula: C2H3ClO2
Activity: herbicides (halogenated aliphatic herbicides)
Notes: This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name.
In ISO 765-1976 the name “monochloroacetic acid” was given as an alternative.
The Chinese name “一氯乙酸” has also been used in the literature.
The trivial name SMA is sometimes used for the sodium salt.
Structure: Structural formula of chloroacetic acid
Pronunciation: klor-ō-a--tǐk ǎs-ǐd  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C2H3ClO2/c3-1-2(4)5/h1H2,(H,4,5)

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