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TBAI

(Tetrabutylammonium Iodide)









General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 311-28-4

Molecular Weight: 369.37 g/mol

Melting Point: 141-143 C




Common Uses:


Reagent for catalyzing substitution reactions



Procedure excerpt:

. . . was stirred at 60 C for 2 h. Additional alkyl bromide (0.507 mL, 4.76 mmol) was added, followed by TBAI (0.146 g, 0.396 mmol), and the reaction was stirred at 60 C . . .

[full procedure]




References:


1) Patent Reference: WO2016010950, page 164, (18.8 MB)

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Tetrabutylammonium iodide (link)