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

[ Vol. 2 , Issue. 4 ]

Author(s):

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

Abstract:


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.

Keywords:

Iodination, alcohols, cesium iodide, aluminium chloride

Affiliation:

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



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