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Boron trifluoride tetrahydrofuran complex

contains >0.5% sulfur dioxide as peroxide formation suppressor

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Synonym(s):
BF3·THF, Boron trifluoride THF complex
Linear Formula:
BF3 · THF
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
139.91
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

form

liquid

Quality Level

contains

>0.5% sulfur dioxide as peroxide formation suppressor

reaction suitability

core: boron
reagent type: Lewis acid
reagent type: catalyst

bp

180 °C (lit.)

mp

11-13 °C (lit.)

density

1.268 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

FB(F)F.C1CCOC1

InChI

1S/C4H8BF3O/c6-5(7,8)9-3-1-2-4-9/h1-4H2

InChI key

XYMZNNGTHKHCJH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Reactant or reagent involved in:
  • Deoxofluorination of alcohols and carbonyls
  • Synthesis of methacrylate-PEG-methacrylate-boron trifluoride self-doped gel polymer electrolytes
  • Hydroboration-oxidation of divinylferrocene

Reagent involved in the synthesis of biologically active molecules such as:
  • NK1 receptor antagonists
  • Complex polyketide natural products
  • Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors
Used extensively as a polymerization initiator.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B - STOT RE 1 Inhalation

Target Organs

Kidney

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

189.5 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

87.5 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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