Ultrasound-Promoted Rapid and Efficient Iodination of Aromatic and Heteroaromatic Compounds in the Presence of Iodine and Hydrogen Peroxide in Water

A rapid and efficient ultrasound-promoted protocol for iodination of aromatic and heteroaromatic compounds, using molecular iodine in the presence of aqueous hydrogen peroxide in water without any cosolvent, has produced versatile iodinated organic molecules with potential application in organic synthesis and medicine in short reaction times and good to excellent yields.