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Ethyl Trifluoroacetate


Other Names:

Trifluoroacetic acid ethyl ester







General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 383-63-1

Molecular Weight: 142.08 g/mol

Boiling Point: 60-62 C

Density: 1.194 g/mL




Common Uses:


Reagent for the CF3 acetyl protection of amines



Procedure excerpt:

A solution of the SM (0.411 g, 1.47 mmol) and ethyl trifluoroacetate (0.5 mL, 4.19 mmol) in dry THF was stirred at RT for 15 min. The mixture was concentrated in vacuo to provide . . .

[full procedure]




References:


1) UK Pat App GB2463151A, page 124

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: Ethyl trifluoroacetate (link)