2-Chlorobenzoic acid is a simple organic compound which can be used as a chemical building block. It may be synthesized by the oxidation of 2-chlorotoluene with potassium permanganate. It can be synthesized by diazotization. It follows Sandmeyer reaction. It is irritant for the respiratory system and eyes.
O-CHLORO BENZOIC ACID
Mesalamine Impurity L
Benzoic acid, 2-chloro-
Appearance & Physical State
white crystals or powder
soluble in hot water
Stable, combustible. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents.
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.