Xenon difluoride

99.99% trace metals basis

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vapor pressure

3.8 mmHg ( 25 °C)


99.99% trace metals basis


129 °C (lit.)


4.32 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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General description

Xenon fluoride may be obtained by interacting elemental xenon and fluorine in the temperature range of 473-523 oC and 5 absolute atmosphere. Xenon difluoride readily interacts with Lewis acid and forms complexes.


Very useful fluorination agent. Xenon fluoride may be used as a fluorinating agent to analyze sulphur, selenium and tellurium by gas chromatography.


1, 5 g in PFA/FEP bottle
Packaged in PFA/FEP bottles

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Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


UN 3087 6.1(5.1) / PGII

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Certificate of Analysis
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Use of Xenon difluoride for the determination of sulfur, selenium and tellurium as the volatile fluorides by gas chromatography
Aleinikov NN, et al.
Russian Chemical Bulletin, 22(11), 2552-2554 (1973)
Infrared spectra of complex compounds of xenon difluoride with ruthenium pentafluoride
Prusakov VN, et al.
Journal of Applied Spectroscopy, 17(1), 920-922 (1972)
Fluorination with XeF(2).(1) 44. Effect of Geometry and Heteroatom on the Regioselectivity of Fluorine Introduction into an Aromatic Ring.
Marko Zupan et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 63(3), 878-880 (2001-10-24)
James P Camp et al.
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E M Farrell et al.
Journal of vascular surgery, 3(2), 284-287 (1986-02-01)
Laser angioplasty has been limited by the lack of precise control of thermal and acoustic vascular injury. Pulsed excimer lasers, by contrast, have a capacity to affect target tissue without heat dispersion or damage to surrounding structures. The ablative properties...

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