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A Convenient, Highly Selective Iodination Method for Alcohols Using Cesium Iodide/Aluminum Chloride

[ Vol. 2 , Issue. 4 ]


Khalid Mohammed Khan, Zia-Ullah, Shahnaz Perveen, M. Iqbal Choudhary, Atta-ur-Rahman and Wolfgang Voelter   Pages 309 - 311 ( 3 )


A variety of allyl and benzyl alcohols are converted into their corresponding iodides using cesium iodide (CsI) in the presence of aluminum chloride (AlCl3) in acetonitrile under mild conditions.


Iodination, alcohols, cesium iodide, aluminium chloride


International Center for Chemical Sciences, H.E.J. Research Institute of Chemistry, University of Karachi, Karachi-75270, Pakistan.

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