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218847 Sigma-Aldrich

Boron trifluoride methyl etherate

Synonym: (Dimethyl ether)trifluoroboron

  • CAS Number 353-42-4

  • Linear Formula BF3 · O(CH3)2

  • Molecular Weight 113.87

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 3613739

  •  EC Number 206-532-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00013192

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24853093

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Boron, Boron Catalysts, Catalysis and Inorganic Chemistry,
autoignition temp.   455 °F
expl. lim.   21.6 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.308 (lit.)
bp   126-127 °C (lit.)
mp   −15 °C (lit.)
density   1.239 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
reaction suitability   reagent type: Lewis acid
  reagent type: catalyst
SMILES string   C[O+](C)[B-](F)(F)F
InChI   1S/C2H6BF3O/c1-7(2)3(4,5)6/h1-2H3
InChI key   FOWZWMGLMYVYDH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Reactant or reagent involved in:
• Deconvoluting the chemical reaction kinetics of platinum-silver ligand exchange
• Synthesis of neurogenic ganglioside LLG-3 from starfish via glycosylation reactions
• Synthesis of peloruside via lactonization and relay ring-closing metathesis cyclization
• FRET for monitoring Pd-catalyzed nucleophilic allylic substitution reactions
• Single molecuel imaging of fluorophore-tagged palldium(II) complexes
• β-elimination and rearrangement reactions for synthesis of exocyclic vinyl ethers

Packaging

50 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2965 8(3)(4.3) / PGI
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
ED8400000
Flash Point(F) 
143.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
62 °C
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