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TBS-OTf

tert-Butyldimethylsilyl Trifluoromethanesulfonate


Other Names:

TBDMS triflate

Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid tert-butyldimethylsilylester





General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 69739-34-0

Molecular Weight: 264.34 g/mol

Boiling Point: 65-67 C

Density: 1.151 g/mL


tert-Butyldimethylsilyl trifluoromethanesulfonate (TBS-OTf) is generally used as a reagent for installing TBS protecting groups. A similar reagent is tert-butyldimethylsilyl chloride (TBS-Cl).




Common Uses:


Reagent for TBS protection of alcohols





References:


1) www.sigmaaldrich.com: tert-Butyldimethylsilyl Trifluoromethanesulfonate (link)