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Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, 98+%, Thermo Scientific™

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1493-13-6
CHF3O3S
150.071
MFCD00007514
ITMCEJHCFYSIIV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
triflic acid, perfluoromethanesulfonic acid, trifluoromethanesulphonic acid, tfmsa, trifluoromethane sulfonic acid, tfoh, methanesulfonic acid, trifluoro, hotf, trifluoromethylsulfonic acid, trimsylate
62406
CHEBI:48511
trifluoromethanesulfonic acid
C(F)(F)(F)S(=O)(=O)O
1493-13-6
CHF3O3S
150.071
MFCD00007514
ITMCEJHCFYSIIV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
triflic acid, perfluoromethanesulfonic acid, trifluoromethanesulphonic acid, tfmsa, trifluoromethane sulfonic acid, tfoh, methanesulfonic acid, trifluoro, hotf, trifluoromethylsulfonic acid, trimsylate
62406
CHEBI:48511
trifluoromethanesulfonic acid
C(F)(F)(F)S(=O)(=O)O

This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.

Applications
Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid acts as a catalyst for esterification reactions and an acidic titrant in nonaqueous acid-base titration. It is useful in protonations due to the presence of conjugate base triflate is non nucleophilic. It serves as a deglycosylation agent for glycoproteins. In addition, it is a precursor and a catalyst in organic chemistry. It reacts with acyl halides to prepare mixed triflate anhydrides, which are strong acylating agents used in Friedel-Crafts reactions. It acts as a key starting material for the preparation of ethers and olefins by reacting with alcohols as well as to prepare trifluoromethanesulfonic anhydride by dehydration reaction.

Solubility
Miscible with water, dimethyl sulfoxide, dimethyl formamide and acetonitrile.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, water and metals.
Density 1.708
Melting Point -40°C
Boiling Point 161°C to 162°C
Flash Point None
Linear Formula CF3SO3H
Odor Pungent
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1812100
Merck Index 14,9676
Refractive Index 1.327
Quantity 10g
Solubility Information Miscible with water,dimethyl sulfoxide,dimethyl formamide and acetonitrile.
Sensitivity Hygroscopic
Formula Weight 150.07
Percent Purity ≥98%
Chemical Name or Material Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid
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GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302-H335
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
May cause respiratory irritation.

P234-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P390-P501c

H290-H302-H314-H335

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.

EINECSNumber : 216-087-5

RTECSNumber : PB2771000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures; Store under Nitrogen

RUO – Research Use Only