Chinese: 氯酞酸甲酯French: chlorthal-diméthyl (n.m.)Russian: хлортал-диметил

Status: modified ISO 1750 (published)
IUPAC PIN: dimethyl 2,3,5,6-tetrachlorobenzene-1,4-dicarboxylate
IUPAC name: dimethyl tetrachloroterephthalate
CAS name: 1,4-dimethyl 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-1,4-benzenedicarboxylate
CAS Reg. No.: 1861-32-1
Formula: C10H6Cl4O4
Activity: herbicides (benzoic acid)
Notes: This substance is a derivative of chlorthal [2136-79-0].
The name “DCPA” is approved by the Weed Science Society of America.
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.
Structure: Structural formula of chlorthal-dimethyl
Pronunciation: klor-thǎl dī--thīl  Guide to British pronunciation
InChI: InChI=1S/C10H6Cl4O4/c1-17-9(15)3-5(11)7(13)4(10(16)18-2)8(14)6(3)12/h1-2H3

A data sheet from the Compendium of Pesticide Common Names