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307629 Sigma-Aldrich

Boron triiodide

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Properties

Related Categories C-X Bond Formation (Halogen), Chemical Synthesis, Iodination, Synthetic Reagents
Quality Level   100
assay   95%
density   3.35 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
storage temp.   2-8°C
SMILES string   IB(I)I
InChI   1S/BI3/c2-1(3)4
InChI key   YMEKEHSRPZAOGO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Boron triiodide is a strong Lewis acid generally used to cleave ethers. It is also used to cleave silanes, halides, and esters. Boron triiodide converts alcohols to alkyl iodides and, sulfonyl and sulfinyl to disulfides. It is also used as a reagent in the borylation of triarylamines.

Application

Boron triiodide can be used to prepare imidazole based imino aluminum dihalide metal complexes and boron carbonitride (BCN) nanowires.

Packaging

5, 25 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3260 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
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