IUPAC Name: 2-bromo-2,2-dichloroacetic acid
Source: Byproduct of chlorination and chlorimation for drinking water treatment.
Summary: Bromodichloroacetic acid (BDCAA) is a member of the haloacetic acids. It has a solubility of 4900 mg/L in water at 25 C and has an acid dissocation constant of pKa = 0.03. Like the other haloacetic acids, it is a byproduct of chlorination and chlorimation of water treatment.
GHS Hazard Statement: H302, H312, H314, H318, H332, H350, H373, GHS05, GHS07, GHS08