2-Chlorobenzoic acid

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2-Chlorobenzoic acid
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Identifiers
CAS number 118-91-2 YesY
PubChem 8374
ChemSpider 8071 YesY
KEGG C02357 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:30793 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL115243 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C7H5ClO2
Molar mass 156.57 g mol−1
Appearance light brown solid
Melting point 142 °C (288 °F; 415 K)
Boiling point 285 °C (545 °F; 558 K)
Hazards
MSDS Oxford MSDS
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

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.[1]

It can be synthesized by diazotization. It follows Sandmeyer reaction.

It is irritant for the respiratory system and eyes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ H. T. Clarke and E. R. Taylor (1943), "o-Chlorobenzoic acid", Org. Synth. ; Coll. Vol. 2: 135