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2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol

BioUltra, for molecular biology, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym(s):
Trifluoroethyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CF3CH2OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.04
Beilstein:
1733203
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

grade

for molecular biology

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

70 mmHg ( 25 °C)

product line

BioUltra

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

~896 °F

expl. lim.

42 %

impurities

DNases, none detected
RNases, none detected
insoluble matter, passes filter test
phosphatases, none detected
proteases, none detected

refractive index

n20/D 1.3 (lit.)

bp

77-80 °C (lit.)

mp

−44 °C (lit.)

density

1.373 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

Al: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Ba: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Bi: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Ca: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Cd: ≤0.05 mg/kg
Co: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cr: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Cu: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Fe: ≤0.1 mg/kg
K: ≤0.5 mg/kg
Li: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mg: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Mn: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Mo: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Na: ≤1 mg/kg
Ni: ≤0.02 mg/kg
Pb: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Sr: ≤0.1 mg/kg
Zn: ≤0.1 mg/kg

λ

neat

UV absorption

λ: 260 nm Amax: ≤0.03
λ: 280 nm Amax: ≤0.02

SMILES string

OCC(F)(F)F

application(s)

sample preparation

InChI

1S/C2H3F3O/c3-2(4,5)1-6/h6H,1H2

InChI key

RHQDFWAXVIIEBN-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

2,2,2-Trifluoroethanol (Trifluoroethyl alcohol, TFE) is used to study the conformational states of proteins and the folding refolding processes of proteins.

Other Notes

Solvent used for sample preparation in electrophoresis

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Repr. 1B - STOT RE 2

Target Organs

Blood

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

86.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

30 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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