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Ammonium iodide

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ACS reagent, ≥99%

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ACS reagent

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 210.9 °C)




crystalline powder

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≤0.005% insolubles

ign. residue



4.5-6.5 (25 °C, 50 g/L)

anion traces

Cl- and Br-: ≤0.005%
phosphate (PO43-): ≤0.001%
sulfate (SO42-): ≤0.05%

cation traces

Ba: ≤0.002%
Fe: ≤5 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.001%

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General description

We are committed to bringing you Greener Alternative Products, which adhere to one or more of The 12 Principles of Greener Chemistry. This product is used as a ntrogen source for syntheis of many heterocyclic compounds and is also used as a catalyst or redox catalyst in some reactions. Click here for more information.
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Catalyst for mild, efficient, and greener dethioacetalization.


100, 500 g in poly bottle

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

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Not applicable

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Jinho Kim et al.
Organic letters, 14(15), 3924-3927 (2012-07-17)
Copper-mediated regioselective cyanation of indoles and 2-phenylpyridines was developed by using ammonium iodide and DMF as the combined source of a cyano unit under "Pd-free" conditions. Mechanistic studies indicate that the reaction of indoles proceeds through a two-step sequence: electrophilic
Simple and regioselective oxyiodination of aromatic compounds with ammonium iodide and Oxone.
Mohan KVVK, et al.
Tetrahedron Letters, 45(43), 8015-8018 (2004)
Xiaofang Gao et al.
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 51(1), 210-212 (2014-11-20)
A novel ammonium iodide-induced sulfonylation of alkenes with DMSO and water toward the synthesis of vinyl methyl sulfones is described. The process proceeded smoothly under metal-free conditions with high stereoselectivity and good functional group tolerance. The reaction mechanism was revealed
Low-Frequency Vibrations in Ammonium Iodide and Ammonium Bromide.
Durig JR and Antion DJ.
J. Chem. Phys. , 51(9), 3639-3647 (1969)
Jinho Kim et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(5), 2528-2531 (2012-01-28)
The cyanation of aromatic boronic acids, boronate esters, and borate salts was developed under copper-mediated oxidative conditions using ammonium iodide and DMF as the source of nitrogen and carbon atom of the cyano unit, respectively. The procedure was successfully extended

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