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Alfa Aesar™ Methyl trifluoroacetate, 98+%

$72.11 - $72.11

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Methyl trifluoroacetate
CAS 431-47-0
Molecular Formula CF3CO2CH3
Formula Weight 128.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000417
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 1756070
Synonym Trifluoroacetic acid methyl ester
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AAA1733818

 
alfa aesar™
A17338-18
50g Each for $72.11

AAA1733830

 
alfa aesar™
A17338-30
250g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA173380B

 
alfa aesar™
A17338-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −78°C
Boiling Point 43° to 44°C
Quantity 50g
Flash Point −18°C (−0.4°F)
Odor Pungent
Chemical Name or Material Methyl trifluoroacetate
CAS 431-47-0
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula CF3CO2CH3
Formula Weight 128.05g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00000417
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 1756070
Synonym Trifluoroacetic acid methyl ester
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H225-H314-H318
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
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
Useful reagent for trifluoroacetylation of amines under mild conditions. In the presence of 1,1,3,3-Tetramethyl­guanidine, has also been used for the N-acylation of amino acids. It is used as an intermediate in the synthesis of pharmaceutical and agricultural chemicals. The chemical reactions usually involve nucleophilic substitution of the ester and are useful for the preparation of trifluoroacylated compounds.

Solubility
Not miscible or difficult to mix in water.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Store away from strong bases, water/moisture and oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition. Store under inert gas. Protect from humidity.

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 vapour.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.