|Status:||ISO 1750 (published)|
|IUPAC PIN:||2,3,5,6-tetrachlorobenzene-1,4-dicarboxylic acid|
|IUPAC name:||tetrachloroterephthalic acid|
|CAS name:||2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-1,4-benzenedicarboxylic acid|
|CAS Reg. No.:||2136-79-0|
|Activity:||herbicides (benzoic acid)|
|Notes:||When this substance is used as an ester or a salt, its identity should be stated, for example chlorthal-dimethyl [1861-32-1] (for which the name “DCPA” is approved by the Weed Science Society of America), chlorthal-monomethyl [887-54-7].
The names “chlorthal” and “chlorthal-dimethyl” were both formerly approved by ISO, but “chlorthal-dimethyl” was deleted in 1989 as part of a rationalisation exercise.
|Pronunciation:||klor-thǎl Guide to British pronunciation|
A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names