Bis(pyridine)iodonium tetrafluoroborate is used as mild iodinating and oxidizing reagent. It is also useful for selective iodination of free phenolic groups in tyrosine residues during solid-phase synthesis.
Hydrolyzes in water.
Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C