Agent Name

3-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid

CAS Number

588-32-9

Formula

C8-H7-Cl-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Acetic acid, (3-chlorophenoxy)-; Acetic acid, (m-chlorophenoxy)-; m-Chlorophenoxyacetic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [HSDB] Off-white powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical reagent; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Chlorophenoxy compounds"; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "2,4-D."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.000318 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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