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Sigma-Aldrich

Silver tetrafluoroborate

98%

Synonym(s):
Silver borofluoride
Linear Formula:
AgBF4
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
194.67
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

98%

reaction suitability

core: silver
reagent type: catalyst

mp

70-73 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

[Ag+].F[B-](F)(F)F

InChI

1S/Ag.BF4/c;2-1(3,4)5/q+1;-1

InChI key

CCAVYRRHZLAMDJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Silver tetrafluoroborate (AgBF4) is used as a Lewis acid in organic synthesis. It is known to have a high affinity towards organic halides. It is employed in organic reactions like activation of acyl chlorides, nucleophilic substitution, rearrangement, cycloaddition, cyclization, ring expansion and oxidation.[1]

Application

Displaces chloride from precious metal complexes used in the oxidation of alcohols by persulfate.[2]
Provides a silver-ion template for improved macrolatamization of a linear dipeptide.[3]

Packaging

1 g in amber poly bottle
10 g in poly bottle
50 g in amber poly bottle

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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