Lithium tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)borate ethyl etherate

Tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)boron lithium ethyl etherate
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C24BF20Li · 2.5C4H10O
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reaction suitability

core: boron
reagent type: catalyst

Quality Level


117-122 °C

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Lithium tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)borate ethyl etherate can be used as:
  • A coordinating counter anion in electrochemical reactions along with transition metal catalysts to enhance their acidity or solubility.
  • A catalyst in the Baeyer-Villiger oxidation of cycloalkanones to obtain lactones in the presence of aqueous hydrogen peroxide and oxalic acid.
  • An activator in the synthesis of poly(norbornene ester)s.


100 mg in glass bottle
Bottomless glass bottle. Contents are inside inserted fused cone.

Other Notes

Salt for the generation of cationic transition metal complexes


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Target Organs

Respiratory system

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves


NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany


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Not applicable

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Certificate of Analysis
Certificate of Origin
H. Shen, R.F. Jordan
Organometallics, 22, 1878-1878 (2003)
Synthesis of poly (norbornene ester) s by using ($\eta$ 3-substituted allyl) palladium (NHC) complex as catalyst and investigation of their chemical structure-Glass transition temperature-Refractive index relationships
Lee DH, et al.
Fibers and Polymers, 18(8), 1438-1444 (2017)
High oxidation-state (formally d(0)) tungsten silylene complexes via double Si-H bond activation.
B V Mork et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 123(39), 9702-9703 (2001-09-27)
Kateryna Trofymchuk et al.
Nature photonics, 11(10), 657-663 (2017-10-07)
Here, we explore the enhancement of single molecule emission by polymeric nano-antenna that can harvest energy from thousands of donor dyes to a single acceptor. In this nano-antenna, the cationic dyes are brought together in very close proximity using bulky...
Baeyer-Villiger oxidation and oxidative cascade reactions with aqueous hydrogen peroxide catalyzed by lipophilic Li [B (C6F5) 4] and Ca [B (C6F5) 4] 2
Uyanik M, et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International Edition in English), 124(36), 9227-9230 (2012)

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