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Mucochloric Acid


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Mucochloric Acid is an intermediate product of the herbicide Burex that can cause poisioning and skin damage upon exposure. Mucochloric Acid is also a chlorine disinfection byproduct in drinking water with mutagenic activity.
Catalog #017900
FormWhite to Off-White Solid
Melting Point125-127°C
SolubilityDMSO, Acetone, Ethyl Acetate
CAS Number87-56-9
Molecular FormulaC4H2Cl2O3
Molecular Weight168.96
Important NoteThis product as supplied is intended for research use only, not for use in human, therapeutic or diagnostic applications without the expressed written authorization of United States Biological. Toxicity and Hazards: All products should be handled by qualified personnel only, trained in laboratory procedures.
Alternate names(Z)-2,3-Dichloro-4-oxo-2-butenoic Acid; Dichloromalealdehydic Acid; 2,3-Dichloromaleic Aldehyde Acid; Dichloromalealdehydic Acid; , -Dichloro- -formylacrylic Acid;

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