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Hexafluorobenzene, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hexafluorobenzene
CAS 392-56-3
Molecular Formula C6F6
Formula Weight 186.06
MDL Number MFCD00000288
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 1683438
Merck Index 14,4686
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 186.06
Melting Point 4° to 5°C
Quantity 250g
Chemical Name or Material Hexafluorobenzene
TSCA TSCA
Assay 99%
Odor Aromatic
Molecular Formula C6F6
MDL Number MFCD00000288
CAS 392-56-3
UN Number UN1993
Beilstein 1683438
Merck Index 14,4686
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Boiling Point 80° to 81°C
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H319;
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Flash Point 10°C (50°F)
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P210-P243-P305+P351+P338;
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.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, N.O.S.
RTECS Number DA3050000

Applications
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.

Solubility
Immiscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P210-P243-P305+P351+P338;
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.

GHS H Statement
H225-H319;
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
Causes serious eye irritation.