Ethyl iodoacetate

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Ethyl iodoacetate
Skeletal formula
Ball-and-stick model
Names
IUPAC name
ethyl 2-iodoacetate
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.009.816
Properties
C4H7IO2
Molar mass 214.00 g·mol−1
Density 1.808 g/mL
Boiling point 179 to 180 °C (354 to 356 °F; 452 to 453 K)
-97.6·10−6 cm3/mol
Hazards
Toxic T
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Ethyl iodoacetate is a chemical compound that is a derivative of ethyl acetate. It is a lachrymatory agent.

Like many alkyl iodides, ethyl iodoacetate is an alkylating agent, which makes it useful in organic synthesis, yet toxic.