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3839-22-3 - 2-Cyanobenzoic acid, 96% - H50237 - Alfa Aesar

H50237 2-Cyanobenzoic acid, 96%

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1g 33.27
5g 126.40
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2-Cyanobenzoic acid, 96%


Chemical Properties

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2-Cyanobenzoic acid has been used as reactant in the synthesis of T-box riboswitch antiterminator RNA-binding oxazolidinone derivatives, Benzoate modified β-cyclodextrin derivatives and Pyrrolo[1,2-f]triazines for use as JAK2 inhibitors. As a reactant involved in decarboxylation, decarboxylative halogenation and protodecarboxylation.


Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and bases.

Literature References

Anlai Wang; John A.Maguire; Ed Biehl. Preparation of 2-cyanobenzoic acids from the reaction of bromobenzoic acids with arylacetonitriles and LDA. J. Org. Chem. 1998, 63, (8),2451-2455


Dacio Adhemar Iglesias; Danila Lujan Ruiz; Patricia Ercilia Allegretti. Experimental study of tautomeric equilibria of 2-cyanobenzoic acids in gas, solution and solid phase. Journal of Applied Solution Chemistry and Modeling. 2012, 1, 113-120

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P301+P312-P312-P363-P405-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

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