iodoethane

CAS No.: 75-03-6
Synonyms:
Formula: C2H5I
Exact Mass: 155.94400
Molecular Weight: 155.96600
PSA: 0.00000
LogP: 1.44130
Description Feedback
Ethyl iodide (also iodoethane) is a colorless, flammable chemical compound. It has the chemical formula C2H5I and is prepared by heating ethanol with iodine and phosphorus. On contact with air, especially on the effect of light, it decomposes and turns yellow or reddish from dissolved iodine. It may also be prepared by reaction between hydroiodic acid and ethanol distilling off the ethyl iodide. Ethyl iodide should be stored in copper powder to avoid fast decomposition, though even with this method samples don't last more than 1 year.
Ethyl iodide distillation. It has a greenish color due to decomposition.
Because iodide is a good leaving group, ethyl iodide is an excellent ethylating agent. It is also used as the hydrogen radical promoter.

Properties Feedback
Appearance & Physical State:Colorless to yellow liquid
Density:1.95
Melting Point:-108ºC
Boiling Point:69-73ºC
Flash Point:53ºC
Refractive Index:1.51-1.513
Water Solubility:4 g/L (20 ºC)
Storage Condition:Store at R.T.
Vapor Pressure:100 mm Hg ( 18 °C)
Vapor Density:5.38 (vs air)

Safety Info Feedback
RTECS:KI4750000
Hazard Class:6.1
Safety Statements:S16-S26-S37/39
HS Code:2903399090
Packing Group:III
WGK Germany:3
RIDADR:UN 2922
Risk Statements:R10; R20; R36/37/38
Hazard Codes:Xn

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Synthesis Route Total: 155 Synthesis Route
 
16029-98-4
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