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Dichloroacetic acid

Product group

Carboxylic acids and salts

Synonyms

2,2-Dichloroacetic acid

IUPAC name

Dichloroacetic acid

Appearance

Colourless liquid

Applications

Analytical aid for the viscosity measurement during the fibre production of PET and PBT polymers. Intermediate in the organic synthesis (e.g. in its ester form for chloramphenicol or thiamphenicol as pharmaceuticals) Reagent for the detritylation in the oligonucleotide synthesis Intermediate in the organic synthesis (e.g. in its ester form for chloramphenicol or thiamphenicol as pharmaceuticals)

Other properties:

Melting point:9-11 (lit) °C
Boiling point:194 (lit) °C
Density:1.563 g/ml (25 °C, lit)

CABB abbreviation

DCAA

Chemical Structure:

"Dichloroacetic acid

Formula:

C2H2Cl2O2

CAS-No.:

79-43-6

Molecular weight:

129.0 g/mol

UN No.:

1764

EINECS No.:

201-207-0

 

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