Chloroacetic Acid Chemical Formula 

Chloroacetic Acid is the organochlorine compound. It is industrially known as monochloroacetic acid (MCA). Its chemical formula is ClCH₂CO₂H. This is also called as carboxylic acid. The boiling point of Chloroacetic Acid is 189.3 degrees celcius. Chloroacetic acid is also known as acetic acid, Chloroethanoic acid. Inhalation of MCA fumes or aerosols will cause damage similar to other irritant gases. MCA is corrosive to skin, mucous membranes and eyes.

Chemical Name

Chloroacetic Acid

Chemical Formula

:

CH2ClCOOH

State

:

Solid

Category

:

Organic

Appearance

:

Colorless Or White Crystals

Molar Mass / Molecular Weight

:

94.497 g/mol

Molar Density

:

1.58 g·cm−3, Solid

Boiling Point

:

189.3 °C (372.7 °F; 462.4 K)

Melting Point

:

63 °C (145 °F; 336 K)

Chloroacetic Acid is the organochlorine compound. It is industrially known as monochloroacetic acid (MCA). Its chemical formula is ClCH₂CO₂H. This is also called as carboxylic acid. The boiling point of Chloroacetic Acid is 189.3 degrees celcius. Chloroacetic acid is also known as acetic acid, Chloroethanoic acid. Inhalation of MCA fumes or aerosols will cause damage similar to other irritant gases. MCA is corrosive to skin, mucous membranes and eyes.


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