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Boron trifluoride methanol complex solution

13-15% BF3 basis

Linear Formula:
BF3 · 2CH3OH
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13-15% BF3 basis

reaction suitability

core: boron
reagent type: Lewis acid
reagent type: catalyst


0.859 g/mL at 25 °C

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Boron trifluoride-methanol complex solution can be used for the deprotection of acetylated amines of cyanine dyes to form products with free amino groups. It may be used for the conversion of sulfur-containing phosphoramidates to the corresponding phosphate methyl ester.


500 mL in Sure/Seal™

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Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Corr. 1A - STOT SE 1

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

60.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

16 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Boron trifluoride?methanol complex?mild and powerful reagent for deprotection of labile acetylated amines.
Miltsov S
Tetrahedron Letters, 44(11), 2301-2303 (2003)
Methanolysis of phosphoramidates with boron trifluoride-methanol complex.
Ryu S
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 56(16), 4999-5002 (1991)
Leila Nejadsadeghi et al.
Molecular biology reports, 42(2), 363-372 (2014-10-01)
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