Chinese: 2甲4氯丙酸French: mécoprop (n.m.)Russian: мекопроп

Status: ISO 1750 (published)
PIN: rac-(2R)-2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propanoic acid
IUPAC: (RS)-2-(4-chloro-o-tolyloxy)propionic acid
CAS: 2-(4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)propanoic acid
CAS Reg. No.: 93-65-2
Formula: C10H11ClO3
Activity: herbicides (phenoxypropionic herbicides)
Notes: When this substance is used as an ester or a salt, its identity should be stated, for example mecoprop-dimethylammonium [32351-70-5], mecoprop-diolamine [1432-14-0], mecoprop-ethadyl, mecoprop-2-ethylhexyl [71526-69-7], mecoprop-isoctyl [28473-03-2], mecoprop-methyl [2786-19-8], mecoprop-potassium [1929-86-8], mecoprop-sodium [19095-88-6], mecoprop-trolamine [53404-61-8].
The name “MCPP” is approved by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
The (R)-isomer of this substance has the ISO common name mecoprop-P [16484-77-8].
The CAS Registry Number 7085-19-0 was formerly used.
Structure: Structural formula of mecoprop
Pronunciation: měk-o-prǒp  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C10H11ClO3/c1-6-5-8(11)3-4-9(6)14-7(2)10(12)13/h3-5,7H,1-2H3,(H,12,13)

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names