Efficient and direct iodination of alkyl benzenes using polymer/HIO4 and I2 under mild condition
An efficient and rapid method has been found for the iodination of aromatic compounds using iodine and polymer-supported periodic acid (PSPIA) as an oxidant under mild aprotic conditions. The reagent after the completion of the reaction was easily removed by filtration and was regenerated for further use. This method has some advantages such as: mild reaction conditions, straight forward procedure, inexpensive method, high yields and one-pot conversion.
KEY WORDS: Iodine, Polymer-supported periodic acid, Oxidant, Iodination
Bull. Chem. Soc. Ethiop. 2014, 28(2), 305-308.