2-Iodobenzoic acid (or o-iodobenzoic acid) is commonly used as a precursor for the synthesis of 2-Iodoxybenzoic acid (IBX) and Dess-Martin peridinane, which are used as mild oxidants. It is also used in Suziki reaction.
ChEBI: An iodobenzoic acid with a single iodo substituent placed at the 2-position.
white crystal powder
Crystallise the acid repeatedly from water and EtOH. Sublime it under vacuum at 100o. [Beilstein 9 IV 1030.]