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Alfa Aesar™ N,O-Bis(trimethylsilyl)trifluoroacetamide, 98+%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material N,O-Bis (trimethylsilyl)trifluoroacetamide
CAS 25561-30-2
Molecular Formula C8H18F3NOSi2
Formula Weight 257.40g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008269
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 3607620
Synonym BSTFA
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AAA1203306

 
alfa aesar™
A12033-06
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1203309

 
alfa aesar™
A12033-09
10g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1203318

 
alfa aesar™
A12033-18
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AAA1203322

 
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A12033-22
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −10°C
Boiling Point 145° to 147°C
Quantity 5g
Flash Point 23°C (73°F)
Chemical Name or Material N,O-Bis (trimethylsilyl)trifluoroacetamide
CAS 25561-30-2
Assay ≥98%
Molecular Formula C8H18F3NOSi2
Formula Weight 257.40g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008269
UN Number UN2924
Beilstein 3607620
Synonym BSTFA
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H226
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.
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.
Recommended Storage 2°C to 8°C
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.

Applications
N,O-Bis(trimethylsilyl)trifluoroacetamide is used as a derivatization reagent for gas chromatography and mass-spectrometry analysis of phenolic acids in fruits. It is also used as a reactant in the preparation of pyrimidinone ribosides and analogs which shows anti-tumor properties. It plays as an important role as a reagent for the regioselective desulfation of polysaccharide sulfates. Furthermore, it is used to prepare trimethylsilyl ethers of carbohydrates and alcohols.

Solubility
Miscible with chloroform.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents 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
H314-H318-H226
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Flammable liquid and vapor.

2°C to 8°C