Agent Name

Methyl trichloroacetate

CAS Number

598-99-2

Formula

C3-H3-Cl3-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Methyl trichloroacetic acid; Acetic acid, 2,2,2-trichloro-, methyl ester; Acetic acid, trichloro-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN2533

Category

Chloroacetic Acid Derivatives

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

May cause mild irritation; [CAMEO] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Trichloroacetic acid" and "Sodium trichloroacetate."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.5 mm Hg

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