2-chlorobenzoic acid

CAS No. 118-91-2

Formula: C7H5ClO2
Basic Info

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.

Formula
C7H5ClO2
Molecular Weight
156.566
Exact Mass
155.998
LogP
2.0382
PSA
37.3
Synonyms

ortho-chlorobenzoic acid

2-Cba

O-CHLORO BENZOIC ACID

OCBA

Mesalamine Impurity L

o-chlorobenzoic acid

2-Chlorobenzoic acid

Benzoic acid,o-chloro

2-chloro-benzoic acid

Benzoic acid, 2-chloro-

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Properties
Appearance & Physical State
white crystals or powder
Density
1.544
Boiling Point
285ºC
Melting Point
139-143ºC
Flash Point
173ºC
Water Solubility
soluble in hot water
Stability
Stable, combustible. Incompatible with strong bases, strong oxidizing agents.
Storage Condition
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Vapor Pressure
0.00242mmHg at 25°C
Safety Info
RTECS
DG4976000
Safety Statements
S26-S37/39
WGK Germany
2
Risk Statements
R36/37/38
HS Code
29163900
Hazard Codes
Spectrum
NMR Spectrum 1H NMR : 400 MHz in DMSO-d6
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IR Spectrum IR : nujol mull
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Mass Spectrum Mass
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Raman Spectrum Raman : 4880 A,100M,powder
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