Allyl Iodide

Title: Allyl Iodide
CAS Registry Number: 556-56-9
CAS Name: 3-Iodo-1-propene
Additional Names: 3-iodopropylene
Molecular Formula: C3H5I
Molecular Weight: 167.98
Percent Composition: C 21.45%, H 3.00%, I 75.55%
Line Formula: CH2=CHCH2I
Literature References: Prepd from allyl alcohol, methyl iodide, and triphenyl phosphite: Landauer, Rydon, J. Chem. Soc. 1953, 2224; Rydon, Landauer, GB 695468 (1953 to Nat. Res. Dev. Corp.).
Properties: Yellowish liquid; darkens on exposure to light and air, liberating iodine. Unpleasant, pungent odor. d12 1.848. bp 103°. nD21 1.5540. Practically insol in water. Miscible with alc, chloroform, ether. Keep tightly closed and protected from light.
Boiling point: bp 103°
Index of refraction: nD21 1.5540
Density: d12 1.848
CAUTION: See Allyl Chloride.
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