2,2,2-Trifluoroacetamide used in a convenient alternative to the Gabriel synthesis of primary amines from halides by N-alkylation followed by cleavage of the readily-hydrolyzed trifluoroacetyl group and for improved N-alkylation under phase-transfer conditions allowing successive alkylation with different alkyl groups.
Soluble in water (460 g/L at 20°C), alcohol, ether, chloroform (partially), and methanol.
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases and strong reducing agents.
|162° to 164°C|
|70° to 75°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
TSCA : TSCA