PFPA: Pentafluoropropionic Anhydride

Category: Acylation Reagents
CAS # : 356-42-3
Chemical Name: Pentafluoropropionic Anhydride

PFPA is most commonly used for ECD and reacts with alcohols, amines, and phenols. Bases such as triethylamine and trimethylamine can be added to promote reactivity. PFPA is frequently used for the confirmation of drugs of abuse. PFPA derivatives require the lowest analysis temperatures.

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Use: Acylation Reagent for GC
Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid
BP: 69-70ºC (156-157ºF)
MF: C6F10O3
FW: 310.05 g/mol
Specific Gravity (H2O = 1.0): 1.571
Suggested Storage Conditions: Cool dry place with adequate ventilation and suitable for flammables.