n-Propyl iodide

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n-Propyl iodide; 1-Propyl iodide
Skeletal formula of n-propyl iodide
Spacefill model of n-propyl iodide
CAS number 107-08-4 YesY
PubChem 33643
ChemSpider 31029 N
EC number 203-460-2
UN number 2392
Beilstein Reference 505937
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C3H7I
Molar mass 169.99 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 1.743 g/mL
Melting point −101.40 °C; −150.52 °F; 171.75 K
Boiling point 101.6 to 103.2 °C; 214.8 to 217.7 °F; 374.7 to 376.3 K
Solubility in water 1.1 g/L (at 20 °C)
Solubility in ethanol Miscible
Solubility in diethyl ether Miscible
Vapor pressure 5.733 kPa
kH 1.2 μmol Pa−1 kg−1
Refractive index (nD) 1.5051
Viscosity 7.438 mPa (at 20 °C)
heat capacity
136.2 J K−1 mol−1
Std enthalpy of
−687–−627 kJ mol−1
MSDS fishersci.com
GHS pictograms The flame pictogram in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) The exclamation-mark pictogram in the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
GHS signal word WARNING
GHS hazard statements H226, H302, H315, H319, H332, H335
GHS precautionary statements P261, P305+351+338
EU classification Harmful Xn
R-phrases R10, R20, R36/37/38 R52/53
S-phrases S26
Flash point 44 °C (111 °F; 317 K)
  • 297 mg/kg (IP, mouse)
  • 300 mg/kg (IV, mouse)
  • 595 mg/kg (IP, guinea pig)
  • 650 mg/kg (IP, rat)
  • >1.8 g/kg (oral, mouse)
Related compounds
Related iodoalkanes
Related compounds
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

n-Propyl iodide (also 1-propyl iodide or 1-iodopropane) is a colorless, flammable chemical compound. It has the chemical formula C3H7I and is prepared by heating n-propyl alcohol with iodine and phosphorus.[2]


  1. ^ PubChem 33643
  2. ^ Merck Index, 9th ed., monograph 7651