Agent Name

m-Chlorobenzoic acid

CAS Number

535-80-8

Formula

C7-H5-Cl-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3-Chlorobenzoic acid; Acido m-clorobenzoico [Italian]; Benzoic acid, 3-chloro-; Benzoic acid, m-chloro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate (dyes, fungicides, and pharmaceuticals) and as a preservative for adhesives and paints; Not commercially produced in the US; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin irritant; [HSDB] A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00233 mm Hg

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