Primary or secondary alcohols can be converted to the iodides via the phosphite esters and subsequent reaction with iodine: J. Org. Chem., 32, 4160 (1967). Reagent for the reduction of sulfoxides to sulfides: Synthesis, 262 (1976). Reactive phosphitylating agent: Tetrahedron Lett., 30, 4219 (1989)./n
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.