Agent Name

2-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid

CAS Number

614-61-9

Formula

C8-H7-Cl-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(2-Chlorophenoxy)acetic acid; Acetic acid, (2-chlorophenoxy)-; Acetic acid, o-chlorophenoxy-; Acide o-chlorophenoxyacetique [French]; o-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical reagent; May occur as a minor contaminant of the herbicide 4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy acetic acid (MCPA); [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency medical treatment: chlorophenoxy compounds; [HSDB] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "2-Methyl-4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000318 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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