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L20056 Cerium(IV) trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%

CAS Number
Ceric triflate
Cerium(IV) triflate

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L20056-06 5g 41.70
L20056-14 25g 152.00
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Cerium(IV) trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%


Chemical Properties

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Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water.


Cerium(IV) trifluoromethanesulfonate, is used as a strong oxidizing agent, in the oxidation of benzyl alcohols and alkylbenzenes to aryl aldehydes and aryl ketones respectively. It can also be used as a catalyst for high-yield deprotection of tert-butyldimethylsilyl ethers


Hygroscopic. Store in a cool, dry place in a tightly closed containers. Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and moisture.

Literature References

Tsuneo Imamoto; Yasuhiro Koide; Susumu Hiyama. Cerium(IV) Trifluoromethanesulfonate as a Strong Oxidizing Agent. Chemistry Letters. 1990, 19(8),1445-1446

Giuseppe Bartoli; Giovanna Cupone; Renato Dalpozzo; Antonio De Nino; Loredana Maiuolo; Antonio Procopio; Letizia Sambri; Antonio Tagarelli. Deprotection of t-butyldimethylsilyl ethers promoted by cerium(IV) triflate. Tetrahedron Letters. 2002, 43(34), 5945-5947.

Catalyst for high-yield deprotection of tert-butyldimethylsilyl ethers: Tetrahedron Lett., 43, 5945 (2002).

The uses of rare-earth metal triflates in organic synthesis have been reviewed by S. Kobayashi: Synlett, 689 (1994); Chem. Rev., 102, 2227 (2002).

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H500

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May form combustible dust concentrations in air

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. 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. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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