2-Iodophenol is a halophenol with antifungal activity. 2-Iodophenol is used as a catalyst in the synthesis of 1,3,5-substituted benzenes. 2-Iodophenol is also used as additive tracers for resist plasma etching.
Appearance & Physical State
yellow crystalline powder crystals.
186-187ºC (160 mmHg)
Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
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