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Phenoxyacetic acid

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Phenoxyacetic acid Basic information

Product Name:
Phenoxyacetic acid
CAS:
122-59-8
MF:
C8H8O3
MW:
152.15
EINECS:
204-556-7
Mol File:
122-59-8.mol
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Phenoxyacetic acid Chemical Properties

Melting point:
98-100 °C(lit.)
Boiling point:
285 °C
Density 
1.2143 (rough estimate)
FEMA 
2872 | PHENOXYACETIC ACID
refractive index 
1.4447 (estimate)
Flash point:
165 °C
storage temp. 
Store below +30°C.
solubility 
ethanol: soluble10%, clear, colorless
form 
Granular Powder, Granules, or Prills
pka
3.17(at 25℃)
color 
White
Water Solubility 
0.1-0.5 g/100 mL at 17 ºC
JECFA Number
1026
Merck 
14,7254
BRN 
907949
Stability:
Stable. Substances to be avoided include strong bases, strong oxidizing agents. Combustible.
InChIKey
LCPDWSOZIOUXRV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
122-59-8(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Acetic acid, phenoxy-(122-59-8)
EPA Substance Registry System
Phenoxyacetic acid (122-59-8)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xn
Risk Statements 
22-36/37/38
Safety Statements 
26-36-37/39
RIDADR 
UN 3345 6.1/ PGIII
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
AJ2230000
TSCA 
Yes
HazardClass 
6.1
PackingGroup 
III
HS Code 
29189090
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 1500 mg/kg LD50 dermal Rabbit > 5000 mg/kg

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Phenoxyacetic acid Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

off-white powder

Chemical Properties

Phenoxyacetic acid has a sour, sweet odor and a honey-like taste.

Occurrence

Reported found in cocoa beans

Uses

Fungicide; keratin exfoliative (to relieve and to soften calluses, corns, and other hard skin surfaces; applied as plasters, pads or in liquids).

Preparation

By reacting phenol and monochloroacetic acid.

Definition

ChEBI: A monocarboxylic acid that is the O-phenyl derivative of glycolic acid. A metabolite of 2-phenoxyethanol, it is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, fungicides and dyes.

General Description

Light tan powder or white solid.

Air & Water Reactions

Slightly soluble in water.

Reactivity Profile

Phenoxyacetic acid reacts exothermically with all bases, both organic (for example, the amines) and inorganic.

Health Hazard

ACUTE/CHRONIC HAZARDS: Phenoxyacetic acid is a mild skin irritant.

Fire Hazard

Flash point data for Phenoxyacetic acid are not available; however Phenoxyacetic acid is probably combustible.

Purification Methods

Crystallise the acid from water or aqueous EtOH. [Beilstein 6 IV 634.]

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