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Ethyl Iodide


Other Names:

Iodomethane







General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 75-03-6

Molecular Weight: 155.97 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Melting Point: -108 C

Boiling Point: 69-73 C

Density: 1.940 g/mL




Common Uses:


Ethylating agent in substitution reactions



Procedure excerpt:

To a solution of the SM (40 g, 152.1 mmol) in DMF (400 mL) was added K2CO3 (63 g, 456 mmol) and EtI (24.3 mL, 304.2 mmol). The reaction mixture was stirred . . .

[full procedure]




References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2015051043, page 98, (9.7 MB)

2) Wikipedia: Ethyl Iodide (link)

3) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Iodoethane (link)