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Description of key information

The density of 2-chloropropionic acid is 1.2715 g/cm3

Key value for chemical safety assessment

Relative density at 20C:
1.27

Additional information

Eight sources of information on the density of 2-Chloropropionic acid are available. Two sources do not specify the temperature at which the density was measured and two other sources specify the temperature as 25 degrees C.

The sources cited are summarised in the table below :-

Source

Value  Units  Temperature 

Endpoint Study Record

 CRC Handbook  1.2585  g/cm3 20 °C  001
 Sigma Aldrich Library  1.282    g/cm3 Not given   002
 Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials  1.26 -1.268    g/cm3   20 °C 003 
 Nufarm 1.268 -1.275   g/cm3 25  °C 004 
 International Program on Chemical Safety  1.3   g/cm3  Not given 005
 IUCLID 4 Dataset  1.26 - 1.28   g/cm3   20 °C 006 
 IUCLID 4 Dataset  1.27   g/cm3    20 °C 006 
 Sigma Aldrich Safety Data Sheet  1.182   g/cm3   25  °C 007 

The following independent values are reported at 20 degrees C: 1.2585, 1.260-1.268, 1.268-1.275 and 1.27. These results are all in good agreement with each other. Since a single value must be reported the mean of this range is taken to be the density of 2-Chloropropionic acid - 1.27 g/cm3 at 20°C.