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N-Methyl-N-(trimethylsilyl)trifluoroacetamide

synthesis grade

Synonym(s):
MSTFA, N-Trimethylsilyl-N-methyl trifluoroacetamide
Linear Formula:
CF3CON(CH3)Si(CH3)3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
199.25
Beilstein:
1941550
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

grade

for GC derivatization
synthesis grade

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

8.8 mmHg ( 27 °C)

assay

≥98%

form

liquid

reaction suitability

reagent type: derivatization reagent
reaction type: Silylations

refractive index

n20/D 1.38 (lit.)

bp

130-132 °C (lit.)

density

1.075 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CN(C(=O)C(F)(F)F)[Si](C)(C)C

InChI

1S/C6H12F3NOSi/c1-10(12(2,3)4)5(11)6(7,8)9/h1-4H3

InChI key

MSPCIZMDDUQPGJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

N-Methyl-N-(trimethylsilyl)trifluoroacetamide (MSTFA) is a derivatizing reagent. It can be used as alternatives to diazomethane.

Application

Silylating agent used to form volatile derivatives for GC-MS analysis.
Improved silylation procedure for simultaneous detection of steroid hormones 17-α-ethynylestradiol and estrone.

Packaging

10×1, 5, 25 mL in ampule

Other Notes

Reagent for trimethylsilyl.

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

78.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

26 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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