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2926-30-9 - Sodium trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98% - Sodium triflate - Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid sodium salt - B20776 - Alfa Aesar

B20776 Sodium trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%

CAS Number
Sodium triflate
Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid sodium salt

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 37.08
25g 123.98
100g 376.20
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Sodium trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Soluble in water.


Sodium trifluoromethanesulfonate is used in the preparation of N-fluoro-2-methylpyridinium triflate by reaction with dinitrogen difluoride as a reagent. It is also used as a chaotropic mobile phase additive in reversed-phase liquid chromatography (RP-LC).


Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids and bases.

Literature References

Sulfinylation of aromatic compounds can be brought about in triflic acid at room temperature to give good yields of aryl trifluoromethyl sulfoxides: Synlett, 550 (2001).

Catalyzes the aza Diels-Alder reaction of Danishefsky's diene (1-Methoxy-3-trimethyl­siloxy-1,3-butadiene, L14672) with imines in water under neutral conditions: Chem. Commun., 574 (2003).

Lima, F. S.; Cuccovia, I. M.; Buchner, R.; Antunes, F. E.; Lindman, B.; Miguel, M. G.; Horinek, D.; Chaimovich, H. Sodium Triflate Decreases Interaggregate Repulsion and Induces Phase Separation in Cationic Micelles. Langmuir 2015, 31 (9), 2609-2614.

Ji, X. M.; Wei, L.; Chen, F.; Tang, R. Y. Direct trifluoromethylation of imidazoheterocycles in a recyclable medium at room temperature. RSC Adv. 2015, 5 (38), 29766-29773.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A10173

    Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid, 98+%
  • A10232

    trans-Stilbene, 98%
  • A10329

    Magnesium nitrate hexahydrate, 98%
  • A12393

    Sodium tetrafluoroborate, 97%
  • 11623

    Sodium perchlorate, anhydrous, ACS, 98.0-102.0%

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