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Alfa Aesar™ Ethyl trifluoroacetate, 99%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Ethyl trifluoroacetate
CAS 383-63-1
Molecular Formula C4H5F3O2
Linear Formula CF3CO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 142.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000419
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 1761411
Synonym Trifluoroacetic acid ethyl ester
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AAA115200B

 
alfa aesar™
A11520-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1152018

 
alfa aesar™
A11520-18
50g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1152030

 
alfa aesar™
A11520-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point <−78°C
Boiling Point 60° to 62°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point −1°C (30°F)
Odor Sweet
Chemical Name or Material Ethyl trifluoroacetate
CAS 383-63-1
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C4H5F3O2
Linear Formula CF3CO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight 142.08g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000419
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 1761411
Synonym Trifluoroacetic acid ethyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H314-H318
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Ethyl trifluoroacetate is used as an intermediate in organic synthesis to prepare organic fluorine compounds like 3-ethyl-1-methylimidazolium trifluoroacetate (EMITA). It is involved in the syntheses of various pharmaceutically active molecules and agricultural products. It is also useful for the preparation of tri fluoroacylated compounds.

Solubility
Slightly miscible with water. Miscible with chloroform and methanol.

Notes
Moisture Sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases and strong acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.
- No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H225-H314-H318
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.