N-Iodosuccinimide, 97%, Alfa Aesar™

Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A14320.22

UNSPSC: 12352111

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 516-12-1 Weight: 0.01000kg

Quantity 100g

Product Code. 11486867

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1 £ 55.12 / 100g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 02-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material N-Iodosuccinimide
Assay Percent Range 97%
Molecular Formula C4H4INO2
Formula Weight 224.99


Quantity 100g
Density 2.245
Assay Percent Range 97%
Formula Weight 224.99
Chemical Name or Material N-Iodosuccinimide
Molecular Formula C4H4INO2
CAS 516-12-1

N-Iodosuccinimide is used in the preparation of vinyl sulfones from olefins and benzenesulfinic acid. It acts as a source for I+ and involved in Hunsdiecker reactions for the conversion of cinnamic acids, and propiolic acids to the corresponding alfa-halostyrenes and 1-halo-1-alkynes respectively. It is also used to hydrolyze thioglycosides to 1-hydroxyglycosides with triluoroacetic acid. It is involved in the preparation of iodobenzene from 1,6-diynes. Further, it acts as an iodinating agent in chemical synthesis.

Soluble in dioxane, tetrahydrfuran and acetonitrile. Insoluble in ether and carbon tetrachloride.

Moisture and light sensitive. Store in a cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.


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