I agree Our site saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing our website without changing the browser settings you grant us permission to store that information on your device.
Iodine monobromide is used as an electrophile employed in a new synthetic approach to polyketide structural units. It is also used in iodometry and serves as a source of I+. It is a powerful iodinating agent used in organic synthesis as well as involved in the synthesis of radioiodinated fatty acids for heart imaging.
Selective brominating agent, considered to be intermediate in electrophilic power between bromine and iodine: J. Chem. Soc., 1509 (1939); J. Am. Chem. Soc., 60, 256 (1938); Chem. Commun., 849 (1968).
Also found to give higher diastereoselectivity than iodine in the cyclization of certain homoallylic carbonates: Tetrahedron Lett., 33, 6439 (1992).
Reagent for mild, selective deprotection of TBDMS ethers in carbohydrates and nucleosides: Synlett, 311 (1999).
Khalil, A.; Ishita, K.; Ali, T.; Tiwari, R.; Riachy, R.; Toppino, A.; Tjarks, W. Iodine Monochloride Facilitated Deglycosylation, Anomerization, and Isomerization of 3-Substituted Thymidine Analogues. Nucleosides Nucleotides Nucleic Acids 2014, 33 (12), 786-799.
Janas, D.; Herman, A. P.; Boncel, S.; Koziol, K. K. Iodine monochloride as a powerful enhancer of electrical conductivity of carbon nanotube wires. Carbon 2014, 73, 225-233.
Hazard Statements: H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.
Precautionary Statements: P260u-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dusts or mists. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.