|Status:||ISO 765 (published)|
|IUPAC PIN:||chloroacetic acid|
|IUPAC name:||chloroacetic acid|
|CAS name:||2-chloroacetic acid|
|CAS Reg. No.:||79-11-8|
|Activity:||herbicides (halogenated alkanoic acid)|
|Notes:||This substance is considered by the International Organization for Standardization not to require a common name.
In ISO 765-1976 the name “monochloroacetic acid” was given as an alternative.
The name “MCA” (short for monochloroacetic acid) has been used in the literature, but it has no official status.
The Chinese name “一氯乙酸” has also been used in the literature.
When this substance is used as a salt, its identity should be stated, for example sodium chloroacetate [3926-62-3].
|Pronunciation:||klor-ō-a-sē-tǐk ǎs-ǐd Guide to British pronunciation|
A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names