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Simple and Practical Method for Preparation of [(Diacetoxy)iodo]arenes with Iodoarenes and m-Chloroperoxybenzoic Acid

Masataka Iinuma, Katsuhiko Moriyama, Hideo Togo*

*Graduate School of Science, Chiba University, Yayoi-cho 1-33, Inage-ku, Chiba 263-8522, Japan, Email:

M. Iinuma, K. Moriyama, H. Togo, Synlett, 2012, 23, 2663-2666.

DOI: 10.1055/s-0032-1317345


Various [(diacetoxy)iodo]arenes were efficiently prepared by the treatment of iodoarenes with m-chloroperoxybenzoic acid in acetic acid. The great advantage of the present method is the easy preparation and isolation of [(diacetoxy)-iodo]arenes bearing electron-withdrawing groups.

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Key Words

[(diacetoxy)iodo]arene, m-chloroperoxybenzoic acid, iodoarene, oxidation, acetic acid, electron-deficient aromatic ring

ID: J60-Y2012-3620