Agent Name

2,5-Dichlorobenzoic acid

CAS Number

50-79-3

Formula

C7-H4-Cl2-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Benzoic acid, 2,5-dichloro-; [ChemIDplus] Dichlorobenzoic acid, 2,5-; [NTP]

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

Solid; [CAMEO] White to beige powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes rigidity (including catalepsy) and muscle contraction or spasticity in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 237 mg/kg); [RTECS] An irritant; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000447 mm Hg

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