Hexafluorobenzene is used as a solvent in photochemical reactions. It is also used as a reference compound in fluorine-19 NMR, carbon-13 NMR. It is used as a solvent in proton NMR, IR spectrum and UV-spectra. It is used as anticorrosive, antifriction and anti-tumor agents. Further, it is used as a reference molecule to investigate tissue oxygenation in vivo studies. It forms series of 1:1 complexes with naphthalene, anthracene, phenanthrene, pyrene and triphenylene.
Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|4° to 5°C|
|80° to 81°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : DA3050000
TSCA : TSCA