para-chlorobenzoic acid

para-chlorobenzoic acid

[¦par·ə ¦klȯr·ō‚ben′zō·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
ClC6H4COOH A white powder with a melting point of 238°C; soluble in methanol, absolute alcohol, and ether; used in the manufacture of dyes, fungicides, and pharamaceuticals.