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2-iodobenzoic acid

2-IC6H4CO2H

F.W. 248.02

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Hazard Alert

Moderately toxic by ingestion. Causes serious eye irritation; irritating to skin and respiratory tract. Use only in a hood or well-ventilated area. LD50 1500 mg/kg.

Product Details

Storage:
Organic #1
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Fair; undergoes light-sensitive decomposition.
Soluble:
Alcohol and ether; slightly soluble in water.
Color:
White to light brown.
Odor:
None
CAS No.:
88-57-5
Technical Note:
Store in the dark; avoid concentrated strong acids and oxidizing agents. Source of benzyne (intermediate) in Diels-Alder reactions for organic chemistry lab.