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Organometallic fluorides can serve as a source of organofluorine compounds. Organofluorine chemistry impacts many areas of everyday life and technology. The C-F bond is present in several pharmaceuticals, agrichemicals, fluoropolymers, refrigerants, surfactants, anesthetics, oil-repellents, catalysts, and water-repellents. Organofluorine ligands play a key role in organometallic and coordination chemistry. The organofluorine compounds serve as a sigma-donor ligand, as in the case of [(C5Me5)2Ti(FC6H5)]BPh4. Organometallic fluorides are also useful in organic transformations, and as shift reagents in NMR spectroscopy.

At the interface of coordination chemistry and materials science, the fluorination of organic ligands is used to tune the properties of component molecules. For instance, the extent and position of the fluorination of metalated 2-phenylpyridine ligands in platinum(II) complexes influence their optical properties. Fluoroalkyl-substituted tin hydrides, which are used for reductions involving fluorous technology, give products which are easily separated from the spent tin reagent by extraction using fluorinated solvents. Both tetrakis(pentafluorophenyl)borate, B(C6F5)4-, and the related tetrakis(3,5-bis(trifluoromethyl)phenyl)borate, are useful in Ziegler-Natta catalysis and the associated alkene polymerization methodologies. Commercial secondary batteries such as lithium-ion cells employ lithium hexafluorophosphate.

Organometallic fluorides of Group 4 metals are efficient catalysts for polymerization (Advances in catalysis; Gates, B.C., Knoezinger, H., Jentoft, F., Eds.; Volume 54; Elsevier: Amsterdam, 2011). For a comprehensive review of organometallic fluorides involving several metal species, see: Murphy, E. M.; Murugavel, R.; Roesky, H. W. “Organometallic Fluorides: Compounds Containing Carbon-Metal-Fluorine Fragments of d-Block Metals. Chem. Rev., 1997, 97 (8), 3425-3468. Also see: Herzog, A.; Liu, F.; Roesky, H. W.; Demsar, A.; Keller, K.; Noltemeyer, M.; Pauer, F. “Trimethyltin Fluoride: A New Fluorinating Reagent for the Preparation of Organometallic Fluorides”. Organometallics, 1994, 13 (4), 1251-1256.

  • 2,4-Difluorobenzylmagnesium bromide, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF
  • 2,4-Difluorobenzylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 2,6-Difluorobenzylmagnesium bromide, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF
  • 2,6-Difluorophenylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 2-Chloro-4-fluorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF
  • 2-Chloro-6-fluorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF
  • 2-Fluorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.50M in 2-MeTHF
  • 2-Fluorophenylzinc iodide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 3,4,5-Trifluorophenylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 3,4-Difluorobenzylmagnesium bromide, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3,4-Difluorobenzylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 3,4-Difluorophenylmagnesium bromide, 0.50 M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3,4-Difluorophenylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 3,5-Difluorobenzylmagnesium bromide, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3,5-Difluorophenylmagnesium bromide, 0.50M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3-Chloro-2-fluorobenzylmagnesium bromide, 0.25M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3-Chloro-5-fluorophenylmagnesium bromide, 0.50 M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3-Fluoro-4-methylphenylmagnesium bromide, 0.50 M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3-Fluorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.50M in 2-MeTHF
  • 3-Fluorophenylmagnesium bromide, 1M in MeTHF
  • 3-Fluorophenylzinc iodide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 4-Bromo-2-fluorobenzylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 4-Fluoro-2-methylphenylmagnesium bromide, 0.50 M in 2-MeTHF
  • 4-Fluoro-3-methylphenylmagnesium bromide, 0.50 M in 2-MeTHF
  • 4-Fluorobenzylmagnesium chloride, 0.50M in 2-MeTHF
  • 4-Fluorobenzylzinc chloride, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 4-Fluorophenylmagnesium bromide, 1M in MeTHF
  • 4-Fluorophenylzinc bromide, 0.5M in THF, packaged under Argon in resealable ChemSeal™ bottles
  • 5-Fluoro-2-methylphenylmagnesium bromide, 0.50 M in 2-MeTHF
  • Aluminum hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate, 98+%
  • Aluminum trifluoromethanesulfonate
  • Barium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide
  • Barium D-3-trifluoroacetylcamphorate
  • Barium hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate
  • Barium trifluoromethanesulfonate
  • Bismuth hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate, 97+%
  • Calcium bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide
  • Calcium trifluoromethanesulfonate, 99% min
  • Cerium(III) trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%
  • Cesium trifluoroacetate
  • Chromium(III) hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate
  • Cobalt bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide
  • Cobalt(II) hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate hydrate, 97%
  • Copper bis(trifluoromethylsulfonyl)imide
  • Copper(I) hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate 1,5-cyclooctadiene complex
  • Copper(II) hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate hydrate
  • Copper(II) hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate hydrate, 98%
  • Copper(II) hexafluoro-2,4-pentanedionate hydrate, 99.99% (metals basis)
  • Copper(II) trifluoroacetate hydrate
  • Copper(II) trifluoromethanesulfonate, 98%

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