1-Chloro-3-iodopropane has been used in the synthesis of N-[4-[5-(2,4-diamino-6-oxo-1,6-dihydropyrimidin-5-yl)-2-(2,2,2-trifluoroacetyl)pentyl]benzoyl]-L-glutamic acid, an inhibitor of glycinamide ribonucleotide transformylase (GAR Tfase) and aminoimidazole carboxamide ribonucleotide transformylase (AICAR Tfase), interesting proton sponge type molecule quino[7,8-h]quinoline.
Jen-Yen Cheng.; Yen-Ho Chu. 1-Butyl-2,3-trimethyleneimidazolium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide ([b-3C-im][NTf2]): a new, stable ionic liquid. Tetrahedron Letters. 2006, 47, (10), 1575-1579.
T. B. Scoggins.; J. M. White. The Thermal Chemistry of 1-Chloro-3-Iodopropane (ClC3H6I) Adsorbed on Pt(111). J. Phys. Chem. B. 1999, 103, (44), 9663-9672.
Bifunctional alkylating agent in which the two halogens may be displaced successively with different nucleophiles. For use in the alkylation of diphenyl sulfide and cyclization to the cyclopropyl diphenyl sulfonium salt, see: Org. Synth. Coll., 6, 364 (1988).
Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statements: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.