MCPA - (94-74-6)

Introduction

Name: MCPA; (4-chloro-2-methylphenoxy)acetic acid*; 4-chloro-o-tolyloxyacetic acid
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 94-74-6
Chemical Formula: C9H9ClO3
Molar Mass: 200.61896 g
State of Matter: white/light brown solid
Mass Percent: C 53.881 %; H 4.5217 %; Cl 17.671 %; O 23.925 % 

Classification

Uses/Function

• "Herbicide." 1

Physical Properties

Melting Point:*
120°C 2 = 393.15 K = 248°F


* - 1 atm pressure

Solubility

Qualitative:

Bonding

Double Bonds: 4
Triple Bonds: 0
Sigma Bonds: 22
Pi Bonds: 4
Total: 26
Carboxyl Groups: 1
Hydroxyl Groups: 0

For More Information

Wikipedia
Journals:
Synerholm, Zimmerman, Contrib. Boyce Thompson Inst. 14, 91 (1945)
Templeman, Sexton, Proc. Roy. Soc. 133B, 300 (1946)
Rowe, Hymas, Am. J. Vet. Res. 15, 622 (1954)

Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 5787.
(2) - Lide, David R. CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 83rd ed.; CRC Press: Boca Raton, FL, 2002; p 3-6.