Brand: Alfa Aesar A12788.18
UNSPSC : 12352101
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 591-50-4 Weight : 0.01000kg
Iodobenzene is used to prepare biphenyl and stilbene. It reacts with magnesium to form the Grignard reagent, a phenylmagnesium iodide used in organic synthesis. It finds application as a solid chlorine source by reacting with chlorine to form a complex, iodobenzene dichloride. It serves as a substrate in Sonogashira reaction which is used to form a carbon-carbon bond between a terminal alkyne and an aryl halide.
Miscible with ethanol, chloroform and ether. Slightly miscible with dimethyl sulfoxide. Immiscible with water.
Light sensitive. Incompatible with magnesium and strong oxidizing agents.