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BF3 - Methanol

10 % (w/w)

Synonym: Boron trifluoride

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Properties

Related Categories Alkylation Reagents, Analytical Reagents, Analytical/Chromatography, Applications, Derivatization,
grade   for GC derivatization
packaging   pkg of 10 × 5 mL
concentration   10 % (w/w)
derivatization reagent for   Alkylations
  Esterifications
storage temp.   2-8°C

Description

Other Notes

Reagent for O-acetyl, methyl ester, methyl 2,2-dimethoxypropionate, dimethyl acetals and dimethoxy.

Application

It was used in transmethylation of 1,2-Diacylglycerol (DAG) containing fractions which were purified using HPLC. It may be used to treat lipids during GC analysis done for determination of fatty acid methyl esters and dimethylacetals.

General description

Boron trifluoride is a colourless gas and it reacts readily with water to form hydrates. It has been widely used as a catalyst during polymerizations, alkylations and condensation reactions. It is used as gas flux for internal soldering or brazing. It also finds application in being used as extinguisher for magnesium fires.

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Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Reacts violently with water.
RIDADR 
UN 3286 8(6.1)(3) / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
60.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
16 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Omega 3 Fatty Acids in Fish Oil Capsules and Farm Raised Salmon

The speculated health benefits from the consumption of omega 3 fatty acids are numerous1. Variants that appear to be most important in human physiology are:
Katherine K. Stenerson, Principal Scientist; Michael R. Halpenny, R&D Technician; Leonard M. Sidisky, R&D Manager; and Michael D. Buchanan, Product Manager
Reporter US Volume 31.2
Keywords: Capillary electrophoresis, Chromatography, Digestions, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Methylations, Oxidations

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