Agent Name

4-Chlorocinnamic acid

CAS Number

1615-02-7

Formula

C9-H7-Cl-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-(4-Chlorophenyl)-2-propenoic acid; 3-(p-Chlorophenyl)acrylic acid; p-Chlorocinnamic acid; 2-Propenoic acid, 3-(4-chlorophenyl)-; Cinnamic acid, p-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes changes in motor activity, ataxia, and rigidity in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2,4-Dichlorocinnamic acid." See "Cinnamic acid."

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