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2-Chloropropionic acid

2-Chloropropionic acid for synthesis. CAS 598-78-7, chemical formula CH₃CHClCOOH., for synthesis

Synonym: α-Chloropropionic Acid

  • CAS Number 598-78-7

  • Linear Formula C₃H₅ClO₂

  • Molecular Weight 108.52 g/mol

  •  EC Number 209-952-3



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packaging   100 ml in Glass bottle (8028100100)
  25 kg in Plastic container (8028109025)
bp   185 - 186 °C (1013 hPa)
vapor pressure   4 hPa (60 °C)
density   1.27 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   107 °C
autoignition temp.   550 °C
mp   -12 °C
pH   <1 (200 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 500 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 93.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.260 - 1.270
  2,2-Dichloropropionic acid (GC, area%): 3.0 - 7.0 % (a/a)
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2915 90 70
Hazard Statement(s) 
H302: Harmful if swallowed.
H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P260: Do not breathe vapour.
P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P310: IF exposed or concerned: immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/ physician.
Storage class 
8A Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Liquid organic acids or solutions should be diluted, if necessary, and carefully neutralized with sodium hydrogen carbonate (Cat. No. 106323) or with sodium hydroxide (Cat. No 106462). Before filling into container D, check the pH with pH universal indicator strips (Cat. No. 109535).
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Corrosive  Corrosive
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
UN 2511 , 8, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
UN 2511 , 8, III
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
UN 2511 , 8, III, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Categories of danger 
harmful, corrosive
R Phrase 
R 22-35
Harmful if swallowed.Causes severe burns.
S Phrase 
S 23-26-28-36-45
Do not breathe vapour.In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.Wear suitable protective clothing.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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