5-Iodo-2-Methylbenzoic Acid

5-Iodo-2-Methylbenzoic Acid

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We are highly admired by our valuable clients for manufacturing and supplying rich grade of 5-Iodo-2-Methylbenzoic Acid. It finds its application in the formulation of pharmaceutical & chemical products, antiseptics & disinfectants, polarizing films for liquid crystal display, and in analytical reagents. This chemical is white to off-white crystalline powder in its anhydrous form with the molecular formula C8H7IO2 and mass of 262.04 g/mol. 5-Iodo-2-Methylbenzoic Acid is an iodine derivative which is also utilized as an organic building block in analytical chemistry.


  • Soluble in hot acetic acid

  • Appears colorless in liquid form

  • Has refractive index 1.645

Use and physical properties :

5-Iodo-2-Methylbenzoic Acid is utilized in a wide compass of medicals industrial applications. Also applicative for animal & human nutrition products such as disinfectants, pharmaceutical intermediates, antiseptics and polarizing films, it looks similar to a colorless liquid having a melting point of 176-179°C. The products has its molecular weight as 262.05, CAS No 54811-38-0 and molecular formula C8H7IO2. The acid is soluble in warm acetic acid and has wide applicability.