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134821 Sigma-Aldrich

Boron trifluoride-methanol solution

50% w/w in methanol

  • CAS Number 373-57-9

  • Linear Formula BF3 · MeOH

  • Molecular Weight 99.85

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3611499

  •  MDL number MFCD00071635

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24848188

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Properties

Related Categories 25mL Sure/Seal Reagents, Acids, Acids & Bases, Boron, Boron Catalysts,
vapor pressure   19.5 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   JBXYCUKPDAAYAS-UHFFFAOYSA-N
autoignition temp.   788 °F
concentration   50% w/w in methanol
bp   59 °C/4 mmHg
density   1.203 g/mL at 25 °C
reaction suitability   reagent type: Lewis acid
  reagent type: catalyst
storage temp.   2-8°C

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Application

Reagent for the GC analysis of ritalinic acid. Alternative to Cl2CHCO2H for synthesis of purine rich oligomers.
Lewis acid used in the preparation of geminal bis-peroxides from ketals and enol ethers with t-butyl hydroperoxide. Reagent used for the mild deacetylation of amines.

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1 L in glass bottle

50, 250 mL in glass bottle

4×25 mL in Sure/Seal™

The 25 mL Sure/Seal bottle is recommended as a single-use bottle. Repeated punctures will likely result in decreased performance of product.

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