Chinese: 茅草枯French: dalapon (n.m.)Russian: далапон

Status: BSI
PIN: 2,2-dichloropropanoic acid
IUPAC: 2,2-dichloropropionic acid
CAS: 2,2-dichloropropanoic acid
CAS Reg. No.: 75-99-0
Formula: C3H4Cl2O2
Activity: herbicides (halogenated aliphatic herbicides)
Notes: There is no ISO common name for this substance; the name “dalapon” was formerly approved by the British Standards Institution, and is approved by the Weed Science Society of America and in China (茅草枯).
When this substance is used as an ester or a salt, its identity should be stated, for example dalapon-calcium [53606-78-3], dalapon-magnesium [29110-22-3], dalapon-sodium [127-20-8].
The 2-(2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy)ethyl ester has its own ISO common name, erbon [136-25-4].
Structure: Structural formula of dalapon
Pronunciation: dǎl-a-pǒn  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C3H4Cl2O2/c1-3(4,5)2(6)7/h1H3,(H,6,7)

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names