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107792-63-2 - Cerium(IV) trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98% - Ceric triflate - Cerium(IV) triflate - L20056 - Alfa Aesar

L20056 Cerium(IV) trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%

CAS Number
Ceric triflate
Cerium(IV) triflate

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5g 39.80
25g 139.00
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Cerium(IV) trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
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: 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.

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