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3-Chloropropionic acid

Product group

Carboxylic acids and salts

Synonyms

3-Chloropropionic acid
3-Chloropropanoic acid

IUPAC name

3-Chloropropanoic acid

Appearance

White to beige crystalline low melting mass

Applications

Intermediate for organic synthesis (e.g. 3-Mercaptopropionic acid; 3-Chloropropionyl isocyanate), additive for acrylates, precursor for pharmaceuticals (3-Chloropropionic acid ethyl ester; Dapiprazole)

Other properties:

Melting point:37 °C
Boiling point:203-205 °C
Density:1.27 g/cm³ (20 °C)

Solubility

freely soluble in water

CABB abbreviation

3-CPA

Chemical Structure:

"3-Chloropropionic acid

Formula:

C3H5CIO2

CAS-No.:

107-94-8

Molecular weight:

108.53 g/mol

UN No.:

3265

EINECS No.:

203-534-4

 

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