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359238 Sigma-Aldrich

Perfluorooctane

98%

Synonym: Octadecafluorooctane

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Properties

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Quality Level   200
assay   98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.3 (lit.)
bp   103-104 °C (lit.)
mp   −25 °C (lit.)
density   1.766 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   FC(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)F
InChI   1S/C8F18/c9-1(10,3(13,14)5(17,18)7(21,22)23)2(11,12)4(15,16)6(19,20)8(24,25)26
InChI key   YVBBRRALBYAZBM-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Perfluorooctane is a polyfluoroalkyl substance. Perfluorohexanoic acid (PFHxA), a 6-carbon perfluoroalkyl is an alternate of perfluorooctane. Phase behavior of semifluorinated n-alkanes in perfluorooctane has been studied.

Application

Perfluorooctane may be used in chemical synthesis.

Packaging

25, 100, 500 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
RTECS 
RG9701000
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Solvents for Fluorous Synthesis

Following the definition offered by Gladysz and Curran[1] a “Fluorous Medium” is “any phase of a perfluoroalkane, perfluorodialkylether, perfluorotrialkylamine, or similar non-polar species, or any s...
ChemFiles Volume 4 Article 9
Keywords: Methods, Separation, Solvents

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