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Simple Direct Synthesis of [Bis(trifluoroacetoxy)iodo]arenes

T. Keri Page, Thomas Wirth*

*School of Chemistry, Cardiff University, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK, Email:

T. Keri Page, T. Wirth, Synthesis, 2006, 3080-3084.

DOI: 10.1055/s-2006-942543

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A modified procedure for the direct synthesis of hypervalent [bis(trifluoroacetoxy)iodo]arenes avoids the use of hazardous reagents with the workup being only an aqueous extraction.

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Key Words

urea-hydrogen peroxide, hypervalent iodine compounds, oxidation

ID: J66-Y2006-3060