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H61758 Methyl trifluoromethanesulfonate, 97%

CAS Number
Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid methyl ester

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H61758-14 25g 112.00
H61758-22 100g 344.00
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Methyl trifluoromethanesulfonate, 97%


Chemical Properties

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Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Air Sensitive. Store under Argon.


Methyl trifluoromethanesulfonate is used as a powerful methylating reagent in chemistry. Further, it is used in the conversion of amines to methyl ammonium triflates. In addition, it is also used in Suzuki reaction.


Air and moisture sensitive. Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, strong acids and strong reducing agents. Hydrolyzes with water.

Literature References

Huang, X.; Gillies, R. J.; Tian, H. Synthesis of [18F] 4-amino-N-(3-chloro-4-fluorophenyl)-N'-hydroxy-1, 2, 5-oxadiazole-3-carboximidamide (IDO5L): a novel potential PET probe for imaging of IDO1 expression. J. Labelled Compd. Radiopharm. 2015, 58 (4), 156-162.

Phelan, V. V.; Moree, W. J.; Aguilar, J.; Cornett, D. S.; Koumoutsi, A.; Noble, S. M.; Pogliano, K.; Guerrero, C. A.; Dorrestein, P. C. Impact of a transposon insertion in phzF2 on the specialized metabolite production and interkingdom interactions of Pseudomonas aeruginosa. J. Bacteriol. 2014, 196 (9), 1683-1693.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H302+H312+H332-H314-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Harmful if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P235-P240-P241-P242-P243-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P330-P331-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Keep cool. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. 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. 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. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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