Chloracettic acid: Crystalline Solid, Pungent
Danger Hazard statements:
Toxic if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin Fatal if inhaled
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage May cause respiratory irritation
CAS No.: 79-11-8
UN/ID No: UN1751
Hazard class: 6.1
Subsidiary Class: 8
Packing group: II
Chloroacetic acid has a wide range of applications in pesticides, medicines, dyes, daily chemicals, surfactants, chemical reagents, paper chemicals, oilfield chemistry, textile auxiliaries, rubber auxiliaries, electroplating, fragrances and flavors.
Global chloroacetic acid is mainly used to produce carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC), PVC heat stabilizer thioglycolic acid, 2,4-chlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D), etc.
The main consumption areas of chloroacetic acid in my country are pesticides and pesticide industries. Chloroacetic acid can synthesize more than 20 kinds of commonly used insecticides, herbicides and plant production regulators. Among them, the species that consumes the largest amount of chloroacetic acid is the mainstream herbicide grass used worldwide. Glyphosate.