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LC3151 Chloroacetic acid

for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC30151 Plastic bottle 100 g 12.15
AC30151 Plastic bottle 1 kg  18.45
AC30151 Plastic bottle 2.5 kg  32.63
AC30151 Fibre carton 50 kg  Inquire


Product information
Synonyms Monochloroacetic acid
Hill Formula C2H3ClO2
Chemical formula ClCH2COOH
HS Code 2915 40 00
EC number 201-178-4
Molar mass 94.49 g/mol
EC index number 607-003-00-1
CAS number 79-11-8


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 460 °C DIN 51794
Solubility 4210 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 62 °C
Molar mass 94.49 g/mol
Density 1.37 g/m3 (65 °C)
Bulk density 800 kg/m3
pH value < - 1 (800 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 189 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 1 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 8.0 %(V)
Flash point 126 °C DIN 51758


Safety information
R Phrase R 25-34-50
Toxic if swallowed.Causes burns.Very toxic to aquatic organisms.
S Phrase S 23-37-45-61
Do not breathe vapour.Wear suitable gloves.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/ Safety data sheets.
Categories of danger toxic, corrosive, dangerous for the environment
Hazard Symbol


Dangerous for the environment

Storage class Combustible substances, toxic
WGK WGK 2 water endangering
Disposal 9
Carcinogenic compounds and flammable compounds labelled “Highly toxic” or “Toxic”: container F. Alkyl sulfates are carcinogenic; Take particular care to avoid inhalation and skin contact. To neutralize alkyl sulfates, add dropwise (from a dropping funnel) to concentrated ice-cool Ammonia solution (Cat.No. 105426) with vigorous stirring. Before placing in container D, check the pH with pH Universal indicator strips (Cat.No. 109535).


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1751 CHLOROACETIC ACID, SOLID, 6.1 (8), II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1751 CHLOROACETIC ACID, SOLID, 6.1 (8), II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 90.4 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 250 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Melting range
– lower value
≥ 60 °C
– upper value ≤ 63 °C
Identity (IR) passes test


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