Agent Name

o-Chlorobenzoic acid

CAS Number

118-91-2

Formula

C7-H5-Cl-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-CBA; 2-Chlorobenzoic acid; Benzoic acid, 2-chloro-; Benzoic acid, o-chloro-; Kyselina o-chlorbenzoova [Czech]; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

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

Sources/Uses

Used as a preservative (glues and paints) and intermediate (dyes, fungicides, and pharmaceuticals); [HSDB]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00066 mm Hg

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