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A11500 Hexafluorobenzene, 99%

CAS Number
392-56-3
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A11500-09 10g 37.40
A11500-18 50g 126.00
A11500-30 250g 455.00
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Hexafluorobenzene, 99%

MDL
MFCD00000288
EINECS
206-876-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6F6
Formula Weight
186.06
Melting point
4-5°
Boiling Point
80-81°
Flash Point
10°(50°F)
Density
1.616
Refractive Index
1.3780
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Immiscible with water.

Applications

Hexafluorobenzene is used as a solvent in photochemical reactions. It is also used as a reference compound in fluorine-19 NMR, carbon-13 NMR. It is used as a solvent in proton NMR, IR spectrum and UV-spectra. It is used as anticorrosive, antifriction and anti-tumor agents. Further, it is used as a reference molecule to investigate tissue oxygenation in vivo studies. It forms series of 1:1 complexes with naphthalene, anthracene, phenanthrene, pyrene and triphenylene.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Exchanges with Grignard reagents, under catalysis by CoCl2, to give the pentafluorophenyl Grignard reagent: J. Organomet. Chem., 19, 191 (1969).

Reacts with ethyl cyanoacetate, in the presence of K2CO3 in DMF, to displace one F atom, as the first step of a synthesis of pentafluorophenylacetonitrile: Org. Synth. Coll., 6, 873 (1988).

Gong, S.; Luo, Q.; Feng, X.; Li, Q.-s.; Xie, Y.; King, R. B.; Schaefer Iii, H. F. Triple decker sandwiches and related compounds of the first row transition metals with cyclopentadienyl and hexafluorobenzene rings: remarkable effects of fluorine substitution. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2015, 17 (31), 20100-20113.

Ma, W. C.; Tsai, C. Y.; Huang, C. Investigation of atmospheric-pressure plasma deposited hexafluorobenzene fluorocarbon film. Surf. Coat. Technol. 2014, 259, 290-296.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H225

Highly flammable liquid and vapour.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P280-P303+P361+P353-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,4686
Beilstein
1683438
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2903.99
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
DA3050000

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