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Novec 7100 Engineered Fluid

Green Alternative

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C5H3OF9

  • Molecular Weight 250.06

  •  MDL number MFCD28505595

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329824666



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Features and Benefits

• Non-flammable
• Non-conductive
• Compatible with plastics
• Low toxicity
• Low Global Warming Potential (GWP)
• Zero ozone depletion potential
• VOC-exempt solvent (US EPA)
• Low surface tension penetrates tight spaces for improved cleaning


1 L in poly bottle

500 mL in poly bottle

Packaged and distributed by Sigma-Aldrich


• Cleaning and rinsing agent
-Heavy-duty cleaning (co-solvent) – heavy oils, greases, fluxes
-Medium-duty cleaning (azeotrope)– oils, greases, waxes
-Light-duty cleaning (neat)– particulates, fluorolubes, light oils, fluoropolymer
• Lubricant carrier: fluorocarbons, hydrocarbons, and silicones
• Spot-free water drying agent (with surfactants added)
• Specialty solvents, dispersion media, reaction media
• Spray contact cleaner
• CFC, HCFC, HFC and PFC replacement
• Dielectric test media
• Heat transfer
• Preservation of biological specimens

General description

Novec 7100 engineered fluid is a proprietary methoxy-nonafluorobutane from 3M. This hydrofluoroether is a clear, colorless and low-odor fluid intended to replace ozone-depleting substances (ODSs) and compounds with high global warming potential (GWP) in many applications. It has zero ozone depletion potential. High boiling point and low surface tension properties make it ideal for use in vapor degreasing applications as a neat (pure), azeotropic component or co-solvent parts cleaner. In addition, its chemical and thermal stability, non-flammability and low toxicity make it useful for many other industrial and specialty solvent applications.

Legal Information

3M is a trademark of 3M Company

Novec is a trademark of 3M Company

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

NONH for all modes of transport


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