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94884 Sigma-Aldrich

1,1,1,2,3,4,4,5,5,5-Decafluoropentane

technical, ~60% (GC)

Synonym: 2H,3H-Perfluoropentane, Vertrel XF

  • CAS Number 138495-42-8

  • Linear Formula CF3CFHCFHCF2CF3

  • Molecular Weight 252.05

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 6324333

  •  MDL number MFCD00798129

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653646

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   technical
assay   ~60% (GC)
impurities   other fluoropentanes, residual
refractive index   n20/D 1.3
bp   55 °C (lit.)
density   1.60 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   FC(C(F)C(F)(F)C(F)(F)F)C(F)(F)F
InChI   1S/C5H2F10/c6-1(2(7)4(10,11)12)3(8,9)5(13,14)15/h1-2H
InChI key   RIQRGMUSBYGDBL-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

1,1,1,2,3,4,4,5,5,5-Decafluoropentane (2H,3H-perfluoropentane or Vertrel XF or DFP) can be used as a solvent in the Jacobsen-Katsuki epoxidation of styrene using 2-phenylpyridine N-oxide as donor ligand. It can be also used as a grinding liquid in mechanosynthesis of double metal cyanide complexes applicable as catalysts for co-polymerization of CO2 and propylene oxide.

Packaging

100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
RZ9885000

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Protocols & Articles

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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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