Treatment of a range of benzylic, allylic, and secondary aliphatic alcohols with potassium iodides in the presence of H 4 SiW 12 O 40 affords the corresponding alkyl iodides in good to excellent yield with straightforward purification at room temperature in CH 3 CN.
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