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Copper(I) Iodide


Other Names:

Cuprous iodide







General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 7681-65-4

Molecular Weight: 190.45 g/mol

Appearance: White powder

Chemical Formula: CuI

Melting Point: 605 C


Pure copper(I) iodide (CuI) is a white powder. However, samples of copper(I) iodide typically will be tan in color due to the presence of impurities.




Common Uses:


Reagent in Sonogashira couplings





References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2010016005, page 86, (11.3 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Copper(I) iodide (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Copper(I) iodide (link)