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Alfa Aesar™ Trifluoroacetic acid, 99%


Quantity 100mL

Manufacturer: alfa aesar™  L06374AE

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Catalog No. AAL06374AE

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Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

Formula Weight 114.02
Chemical Name or Material Trifluoroacetic acid
Boiling Point 72° to 73°C
MDL Number MFCD00004169
Beilstein 742035
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Odor Pungent
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point −15°C
Quantity 100mL
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C2HF3O2
Linear Formula CF3CO2H
CAS 76-05-1
Merck Index 14,9681
Synonym TFA
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TRIFLUOROACETIC ACID
RTECS Number AJ9625000
UN Number UN2699
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H332
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if inhaled.

Specifications

Chemical Name or Material Trifluoroacetic acid
CAS 76-05-1
Molecular Formula C2HF3O2
Linear Formula CF3CO2H
Formula Weight 114.02
MDL Number MFCD00004169
UN Number UN2699
Beilstein 742035
Merck Index 14,9681
Synonym TFA

Applications
The combination of properties like solubility in most of the solvents, volatility, catalytic property, and strong acidity with non-oxidizing nature makes it a widely used reagent in organic synthesis. Trifluoroacetic acid is an important building block in the synthesis of pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and performance products. It is a precursor to many fluorinated compounds, and widely used in peptide synthesis and other organic transformations involving deprotection of t-BOC group. TFA finds use as an ion pairing agent in liquid chromatography, as a solvent in NMR spectroscopy and as a calibrant in mass spectrometry.

Solubility
Miscible with ether, acetone, ethanol, benzene, hexane and carbon tetrachloride.

Notes
Trifluoroacetic acid (TFA) is a stable, hygroscopic, volatile and low-boiling organic acid. Storage in a cool place is recommended.

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Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
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.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H332
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if inhaled.