Agent Name

2-Nitrobenzoic acid

CAS Number

552-16-9

Formula

C7-H5-N-O4

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

o-Carboxynitrobenzene; o-Nitrobenzoic acid; Benzoic acid, 2-nitro-; Benzoic acid, o-nitro-; [ChemIDplus] ortho-Nitrobenzoic acid; Nitrobenzoicacid, o-; [NTP]

Category

Nitrobenzoic Acids

Description

Yellowish-white solid; [CAMEO] Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent for protection of amine groups and in organic synthesis; [NTP]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Benzoic acid" and "Nitrobenzene." See "3-Nitrobenzoic acid."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

7.14E-5 mm Hg

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