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96924 Sigma-Aldrich

2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: Trifluoroethyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 75-89-8

  • Linear Formula CF3CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 100.04

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1733203

  •  EC Number 200-913-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00004672

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57653796

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Properties

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grade   for molecular biology
vapor density   3.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   70 mmHg ( 25 °C)
InChI Key   RHQDFWAXVIIEBN-UHFFFAOYSA-N
product line   BioUltra
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   ~896 °F
expl. lim.   42 %
impurities   DNases, none detected
  RNases, none detected
  insoluble matter, passes filter test
  phosphatases, none detected
  proteases, none detected
refractive index   n20/D 1.3(lit.)
bp   77-80 °C(lit.)
mp   −44 °C (lit.)
density   1.373 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
cation traces   Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
  Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
  Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Na: ≤1 mg/kg
  Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
  Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
  Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg
λ   neat
UV absorption   λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.03
  λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.02

Description

Other Notes

Solvent used for sample preparation in electrophoresis

Application

2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol (Trifluoroethyl alcohol, TFE) is used to study the conformational states of proteins and the folding refolding processes of proteins.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Blood
RIDADR 
UN 1986 6.1(3) / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
KM5250000
Flash Point(F) 
84.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
29 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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