Agent Name

p-Chlorobenzoic acid

CAS Number

74-11-3

Formula

C7-H5-Cl-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

4-Chlorobenzoic acid; Acido p-clorobenzoico [Italian]; Benzoic acid, 4-chloro-; Benzoic acid, p-chloro-; Chlorodracylic acid; p-Carboxychlorobenzene; p-Chlorbenzoic acid; para-Chlorobenzoic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Benzoic Acid Derivatives

Description

White odorless solid; [ICSC] Off-white or white powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

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

Comments

No listed effects of short-term or long-term exposure; Insufficient data available; [ICSC] A skin, eye, mucous membrane, and upper respiratory tract irritant; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00233 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 238 deg C; [ICSC]

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