4-Chlorobenzoic acid

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4-Chlorobenzoic acid
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
4-Chlorobenzoic acid
Other names
p-Chlorobenzoic acid
para-Chlorobenzoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
3DMet
907196
ChEBI
ChEMBL
ChemSpider
DrugBank
ECHA InfoCard 100.000.733 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 200-805-9
3034
KEGG
RTECS number
  • DG4976010
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C7H5ClO2/c8-6-3-1-5(2-4-6)7(9)10/h1-4H,(H,9,10)
    Key: XRHGYUZYPHTUJZ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • C1=CC(=CC=C1C(=O)O)Cl
Properties
C7H5ClO2
Molar mass 156.57 g·mol−1
Appearance white solid
Density 1.571 g/cm3
Melting point 241.5 °C (466.7 °F; 514.6 K)
Boiling point 276 °C (529 °F; 549 K)
Hazards
GHS labelling:
GHS06: ToxicGHS07: Exclamation markGHS09: Environmental hazard
Danger
H302, H315, H319, H335
P261, P264, P270, P271, P273, P280, P301+P312, P302+P352, P304+P312, P304+P340, P305+P351+P338, P311, P312, P321, P322, P330, P332+P313, P337+P313, P361, P362, P363, P391, P403+P233, P405, P501
Flash point 238 °C (460 °F; 511 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

4-Chlorobenzoic acid is an organic compound with the molecular formula ClC6H4CO2H. It is a white solid that is soluble in some organic solvents and in aqueous base. 4-Chlorobenzoic acid is prepared by oxidation of 4-chlorotoluene.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Takao Maki; Kazuo Takeda (2002). "Benzoic Acid and Derivatives". Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a03_555. ISBN 3527306730..