Journal of Chemistry

Journal of Chemistry / 2009 / Article

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Volume 6 |Article ID 928040 |

R. Sathiyapriya, R. Joel Karunakaran, "Iodination of Alkylbenzenes using Benzyltriphenylphosphonium Dichromate / I2 System", Journal of Chemistry, vol. 6, Article ID 928040, 3 pages, 2009.

Iodination of Alkylbenzenes using Benzyltriphenylphosphonium Dichromate / I2 System

Received26 Feb 2009
Accepted04 Apr 2009


An efficient and rapid method have been found using benzyltriphenylphosphonium dichromate (PhCH2PPh3)2Cr2O7 as an oxidant along with molecular iodine for the iodination of aromatic compounds. Iodination of a wide variety of alkyl benzenes were done under dichloromethane solvent system and high yields of iodo products were obtained

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