Title: Acetyl Iodide
CAS Registry Number: 507-02-8
Molecular Formula: C2H3IO
Molecular Weight: 169.95
Percent Composition: C 14.13%, H 1.78%, I 74.67%, O 9.41%
Line Formula: CH3COI
Literature References: Prepd from acetyl chloride and HI: Gustus, Stevens, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 55, 374 (1933).
Properties: Liquid; suffocating odor; fumes and turns brown in air. bp 108°, bp735 104-106°; d420 2.0674; nD20 1.5491. Dec by water or alcohol; sol in benzene, ether. Keep tightly closed and protected from light.
Boiling point: bp 108°; bp735 104-106°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.5491
Density: d420 2.0674
CAUTION: A strong irritant. Avoid contact with skin. Vapors can cause pulmonary edema.