3-amino-2,5-dichlorobenzoic acid

3-amino-2,5-dichlorobenzoic acid

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(organic chemistry)
C7H5O2-NCl2 A white solid with a melting point of 200-201°C; solubility in water is 700 parts per million at 20°C; used as a preemergence herbicide for soybeans, corn, and sweet potatoes.