Chloroacetic acid, ATLAS SOMON CASno. 79-11-8 molecular formula: C2H3ClO2 molecular weight: 94.5 EINECSno. 201-178-4 chloroacetic acid properties melting point 61 °C boiling point 189 c (lit.) density 1.58 vapor density 3.26 (vs air) vapor pressure 0.75 mm Hg (20 °C) refractive
index 1.4330 flash point 126°C storage condition 0-6. Physical and chemical properties of chloroacetic acid: colorless or light yellow crystal, pungent smell, easy deliquescence. It is highly corrosive. Soluble in water and most organic solvents such as ethanol and diethyl ether. Uses: 1) Dye industry is used to produce indigo dye, 2) Pharmaceutical industry is used to synthesize caffeine, barbital, epinephrine, etc., 3) Pesticide industry is used to produce dimethoate, herbicide, etc. 4) Used for a wide range of organic synthesis raw materials. In the synthetic fiber industry, it is used to produce carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and non-ferrous metal flotation agent Z-200 #, and can also be used as color layer analysis reagent, etc.; 5) It can also be used in food additives, detergents, cold ironing and other products. 6) It can be used as an excellent flame retardant for polyamide. PVC can replace part of antimony trioxide for flame retardant and smoke elimination, and has good lubricity.