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2-naphthyl oxyacetic acid
acetic acid, 2-(2-naphthalenyloxy)-

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Name:2-naphthalen-2-yloxyacetic acid
CAS Number: 120-23-0Picture of molecule3D/inchi
Other(deleted CASRN):867181-94-0
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:204-380-0
Nikkaji Web:J5.322H
Beilstein Number:1074148
XlogP3:2.50 (est)
Molecular Weight:202.20930000
Formula:C12 H10 O3
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 156.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 388.73 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 312.00 °F. TCC ( 155.80 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 2.530
Soluble in:
 water, 731.3 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
Alfa Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Naphthoxyacetic acid 98%
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-naphthoxyacetic acid 95%
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
2-Naphthoxyacetic acid
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
2-Naphthoxyacetic acid 98%
For experimental / research use only.
2-Naphthyloxyacetic Acid >98.0%(GC)(T)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
oral-rat LD50 600 mg/kg
Pesticide Manual. Vol. 9, Pg. 609, 1991.

Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
Recommendation for 2-naphthyl oxyacetic acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for 2-naphthyl oxyacetic acid flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) reference(s):

Reasoned opinion on the review of the existing maximum residue levels (MRLs) for 2-naphthyloxyacetic acid according to Article 12 of Regulation (EC) No 396/2005
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):120-23-0
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :8422
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
2-naphthalen-2-yloxyacetic acid
RTECS:AI9659000 for cas# 120-23-0
 2-naphthalen-2-yloxyacetic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):8422
Pubchem (sid):134974887
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
KEGG (GenomeNet):C18750
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB32706
Export Tariff Code:2915.90.5050
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
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