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2,2-Dichloropropionic acid

Synonyms & Trade Names
Dalapon; 2,2-Dichloropropanoic acid; α,α-Dichloropropionic acid
CAS No.
75-99-0
RTECS No.
UF0690000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CH3CCl2COOH
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.85 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 1 ppm (6 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA PV2017
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with an acrid odor. [herbicide] [Note: A white to tan powder below 46°F. The sodium salt, a white powder, is often used.]
MW:
143.0
BP:
374°F
FRZ:
46°F
Sol:
50%
VP:
?
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.40
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Metals [Note: Very corrosive to aluminum & copper alloys. Reacts slowly in water to form hydrochloric & pyruvic acids.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, upper respiratory system; skin burns; lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, slowing of pulse; central nervous system depression
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, gastrointestinal tract, central nervous system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 1509
 
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