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N-Iodosuccinimide

CAS # 516-12-1

DESCRIPTION

N-Iodosuccinimide (NIS) is a reagent used in organic chemistry for the iodination of alkenes and as a mild oxidant.

NIS is the iodine analog of N-chlorosuccinimide (NCS) and N-bromosuccinimide (NBS) which are used for similar applications.

PROPERTIES

Appearance

White solid

Density

2.245 g/cm3

Melting point

202–206 °C (396–403 °F; 475–479 K)(dec.) 

Solubility in water

Soluble in Dioxane, THF, MeCN; Insoluble in ether, CCl4

 

APPLICATION

N-Iodosuccinimide (NIS) is an iodinating agent that is used for various electrophilic iodinations and as source for iodine in radical reactions.     

PACKAGING OPTIONS

Drums