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Title: Iothion
CAS Registry Number: 534-08-7
CAS Name: 1,3-Diiodo-2-propanol
Additional Names: iopropane; 1,3-diiodo-2-hydroxypropane; a-diiodohydrin; 1,3-diiodoisopropyl alcohol
Molecular Formula: C3H6I2O
Molecular Weight: 311.89
Percent Composition: C 11.55%, H 1.94%, I 81.38%, O 5.13%
Line Formula: CH2ICH(OH)CH2I
Literature References: Prepn from dichlorohydrin and KI: Claus, Ann. 168, 24 (1873); from glycerol, HCl and NaI: Lusignani, Boll. Chim. Farm. 78, 557 (1939), C.A. 34, 2322 (1940).
Properties: Yellowish, heavy, oily liquid. d 2.4-2.5. One gram dissolves in 80 ml water, 20 ml glycerol; freely soluble in alcohol, benzene, CHCl3, ether, carbon disulfide, oils; dec by alkalies.
Density: d 2.4-2.5
Status: This monograph has been retired and is no longer subject to revision or update.

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