2-Chloropropionic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Chloropropionic Acid Properties

2-Chloropropionic Acid

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2-Chloropropionic acid is the simplest chiral chlorocarboxylic acid, and it is noteworthy for being readily available as a single enantiomer.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colorless liquid
Boiling Point 78 °C
CAS Number 598-78-7
Density 1.18 g/ml
EINECS Number 209-952-3
HS Code 29159080
InChI 1S/C3H5ClO2/c1-2(4)3(5)6/h2H,1H3,(H,5,6)
Melting Point -13 °C
Molar Mass 108.52 g/mol
Molecular Formula C3H5ClO2
RTECS Number UE8575000
Refractive n20/D 1.4345
Related Compounds Propionic Acid;Chloroacetic Acid
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms α-Chloropropanoic Acid;α-Chloropropionic Acid;Propanoic acid,2-chloro-;2-Chloropropionic Acid;DL-2-Chloropropionic Acid;2-Chloropropanoic Acid
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