MCPP-P

TECHNICAL MECOPROP-P

Chemical name: SYNONYM: (R)-2-(4-CHLORO-2-METHYLPHENOXY)PROPIONIC ACID
Content: AT LEAST 90%
CAS: 16484-77-8
EC: 240-539-0
UN: 3077
Transport hazard class: 9
Available packages: 25 kg, 600 kg

Usage:

The substance is used for the manufacture of plant protection products acting through weed control. In the process of manufacture of plant protection resources or if transported as a separate product, proceed according to the indications given in the present material data sheet and in the instructions in force for the relevant process.

Basic physical and chemical properties:

  • Physical form: solid, poured or crushed up

  • Colour: beige to dark beige

  • Smell: characteristic

  • pH value (saturated water solution): < 7 (acidic)

  • Melting/ solidification temperature: approx. 95 °C

  • Flammability: upon ignition, flame does not spread

  • Vapour pressure (20 °C): 2.3·10-4 Pa

  • Absolute density (20 °C): ca. 1.31 g/ml

  • n-octanol/water partition coefficient: log P = 2.32 (20 °C, pH=4)

  • Autoignition temperature: no autoignition until 400 °C

  • Decay temperature: 280 °C

  • Explosive properties: doesn't exhibit any

  • Oxidation properties: oxidises only in contact with KMnO4 in water

  • Solubility: water 4.05 g/dm3 (20 °C, pH=4), methanol > 1000 g/dm3, acetone > 1000 g/dm3, ethyl acetate > 1000 g/dm3, n-octanol 710 g/dm3, p-xylene 314 g/dm3, n-heptane 8.65 g/dm3