- (RS)-2-Chlorobutyric acid
- (RS)-a-Chlorobutyric acid
- 2-Chlorobutyric acid
- (+/-)-2-Chlorobutanoic acid
Clear, colorless liquid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.11 (25 C)
1.1972 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
82 g/L (25 C)
1.4401 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Mix with solid sodium bicarbonate. Flush spill area with copious amounts of water. Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal.
Extinguish with water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.