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4-Chlorobenzoic acid

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4-Chlorobenzoic acid Basic information

Product Name:
4-Chlorobenzoic acid
CAS:
74-11-3
MF:
C7H5ClO2
MW:
156.5664
EINECS:
200-805-9
Mol File:
74-11-3.mol
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4-Chlorobenzoic acid Chemical Properties

Melting point:
238-241 °C(lit.)
Boiling point:
274-276 °C
Density 
1.540
refractive index 
1.5812 (estimate)
Flash point:
238 °C
storage temp. 
room temp
solubility 
methanol: soluble1%, clear, colorless to faintly yellow
pka
3.98(at 25℃)
form 
Crystalline Powder
color 
White to yellow
PH
4.3 (0.08g/l, H2O, 20℃)
Water Solubility 
soluble in hot water
λmax
284nm(EtOH)(lit.)
Merck 
14,2125
BRN 
907196
Stability:
Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with bases, strong oxidizing agents.
InChIKey
XRHGYUZYPHTUJZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference
74-11-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference
Benzoic acid, 4-chloro-(74-11-3)
EPA Substance Registry System
p-Chlorobenzoic acid (74-11-3)
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Safety Information

Hazard Codes 
Xn
Risk Statements 
22-36/37/38
Safety Statements 
26-36-37/39
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
DG4976010
Autoignition Temperature
545 °C
TSCA 
Yes
HS Code 
29163900
Hazardous Substances Data
74-11-3(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity
LD50 orally in Rabbit: 1170 mg/kg

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4-Chlorobenzoic acid Usage And Synthesis

Chemical Properties

white to light yellow crystal powder

Uses

A benzoic acid analogue that showed antifungal activity against strains of Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus and Aspergillus terreus, causative agents of human aspergillosis, in in vitro bioas says. It is used as a preservative.

Definition

ChEBI: A monochlorobenzoic acid carrying a chloro substituent at position 4.

General Description

Triclinic crystals or light fluffy white powder.

Air & Water Reactions

Insoluble in water.

Reactivity Profile

4-Chlorobenzoic acid is incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Fire Hazard

Flash point data for 4-Chlorobenzoic acid are not available; however, 4-Chlorobenzoic acid is probably combustible.

Purification Methods

Purify it as for m-chlorobenzoic acid. It has also been crystallised from hot water, and from EtOH. [Beilstein 9 IV 973.]

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