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General Description

Synonyms: 2-Dichloropropionic acid; Basfapon; Basafapon B; Basfapon/N; BH dalapon; Basinex; Crisapon; Davpon; Gramevin; Kenapon; Uropon; Dalapon; Ded-weed; Dowpon Proprop; Radapon; Revenge; Unipon

OSHA IMIS Code Number: D176

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 75-99-0

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: UF0690000; 67784

Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: NA1760 Corrosive

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, 2,2-Dichloropropionic Acid: Chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
clear liquid
molecular weight: 142.97
boiling point: 99°C
molecular formula: C3H4Cl2O2
Exposure Limits

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 1 ppm, 5.8 mg/m3 TWA

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 1 ppm TWA


Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • sampling media: Silica Gel Tube (150/75 mg sections; 20/40 mesh)
    analytical solvent: Deionized Water
    maximum volume: 10 Liters   
    maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Partially Validated
Article: Getzendaner, M.F. "Journal of the Association of Official Analytical Chemists." 1969, 52(4), 824-31.

Conditions: Column: C8 Mobile Phase: 75:25:0.1 Water:Methanol:H3PO4 Detector Wavelength: 229 nm Detection Limit: 1 ug

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