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Boron trifluoride methanol complex solution

13-15% BF3 basis

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Synonym(s):
BF3MeOH, Boron fluoride methanol, Boron trifluoride methanol, Boron trifluoride-methanol Complex
Linear Formula:
BF3 · 2CH3OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
131.89
Beilstein:
3693581
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

reaction suitability

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

concentration

13-15% boron trifluoride

density

0.859 g/mL at 25 °C

SMILES string

CO.FB(F)F

InChI

1S/CH4O.BF3/c1-2;2-1(3)4/h2H,1H3;

InChI key

JBXYCUKPDAAYAS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

BF3-MeOH solution is a Lewis acid-base complex used as a versatile reagent and catalyst in organic synthesis.

Application

Boron trifluoride-methanol complex solution can be used for the deprotection of acetylated amines of cyanine dyes to form products with free amino groups. It may be used for the conversion of sulfur-containing phosphoramidates to the corresponding phosphate methyl ester.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 2 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Corr. 1A - STOT RE 2 Inhalation - STOT SE 1

Target Organs

Kidney

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

60.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

16 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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