HFBA: Heptafluorobutyric Anhydride

Category: Acylation Reagents
CAS # : 336-59-4
Chemical Name: Heptafluorobutyric Anhydride
Description:

HFBA is frequently used for the confirmation of drugs of abuse and reacts with alcohols, amines, and phenols. Bases such as triethylamine and trimethylamine can be added to promote reactivity to HFBA. HFBA is most commonly used for ECD because its derivatives are most sensitive to ECD.

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Use: Acylation Reagent for GC
Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid
BP: 108-109ºC (226-228ºF)
MF: C8F14O3
FW: 410.06 g/mol
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1.0): 1.653
Suggested Storage Conditions: Cool, dry place with adequate ventilation and suitable for corrosives.