2-Iodobenzoic acid

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MedKoo CAT#: 558657

CAS#: 88-67-5

Description: 2-Iodobenzoic acid is an organic compound and the impact-sensitive intermediate in the synthesis of the Dess-Martin periodinane.

Chemical Structure

2-Iodobenzoic acid
CAS# 88-67-5

Theoretical Analysis

MedKoo Cat#: 558657
Name: 2-Iodobenzoic acid
CAS#: 88-67-5
Chemical Formula: C7H5IO2
Exact Mass: 247.93
Molecular Weight: 248.020
Elemental Analysis: C, 33.90; H, 2.03; I, 51.17; O, 12.90

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Synonym: 2-Iodobenzoic acid; 2Iodobenzoic acid; 2 Iodobenzoic acid; o-Iodobenzoic acid; Kyselina o-jodbenzoova;

IUPAC/Chemical Name: 2-Iodobenzoic acid


InChi Code: InChI=1S/C7H5IO2/c8-6-4-2-1-3-5(6)7(9)10/h1-4H,(H,9,10)


Appearance: Solid powder

Purity: >98% (or refer to the Certificate of Analysis)

Shipping Condition: Shipped under ambient temperature as non-hazardous chemical. This product is stable enough for a few weeks during ordinary shipping and time spent in Customs.

Storage Condition: Dry, dark and at 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks) or -20 C for long term (months to years).

Solubility: Soluble in DMSO

Shelf Life: >3 years if stored properly

Drug Formulation: This drug may be formulated in DMSO

Stock Solution Storage: 0 - 4 C for short term (days to weeks), or -20 C for long term (months).

HS Tariff Code: 2934.99.03.00

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The following data is based on the product molecular weight 248.02 Batch specific molecular weights may vary from batch to batch due to the degree of hydration, which will affect the solvent volumes required to prepare stock solutions.

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Concentration / Solvent Volume / Mass 1 mg 5 mg 10 mg
1 mM 1.15 mL 5.76 mL 11.51 mL
5 mM 0.23 mL 1.15 mL 2.3 mL
10 mM 0.12 mL 0.58 mL 1.15 mL
50 mM 0.02 mL 0.12 mL 0.23 mL
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