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B20776 Sodium trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%

CAS Number
Sodium triflate
Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid sodium salt

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
B20776-06 5g 38.70
B20776-14 25g 128.00
B20776-22 100g 422.00
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Sodium trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
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: P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Harmonized Tariff Code


  • A10173

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