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Hexafluorobenzene

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Synonym(s):
Perfluorobenzene
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6F6
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
186.05
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1683438
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

99%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.377 (lit.)

bp

80-82 °C (lit.)

mp

3.7-4.1 °C (lit.)

density

1.612 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

Fc1c(F)c(F)c(F)c(F)c1F

InChI

1S/C6F6/c7-1-2(8)4(10)6(12)5(11)3(1)9

InChI key

ZQBFAOFFOQMSGJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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326720U2625138975
vibrant-m

H8706

Hexafluorobenzene

vibrant-m

326720

Hexafluorobenzene

vibrant-m

U2625

Uric acid

vibrant-m

138975

1-Pentanol

assay

99%

assay

≥99.5%

assay

≥99%

assay

≥99%

density

1.612 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

1.612 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

density

0.811 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.377 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.377 (lit.)

refractive index

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.409 (lit.)

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

crystalline

form

liquid

bp

80-82 °C (lit.)

bp

80-82 °C (lit.)

bp

-

bp

136-138 °C (lit.)

Application

Hexafluorobenzene can react with:
  • Ethyl magnesium bromide in the presence of transition metal halides to form the corresponding perfluoroarylmagnesium compound that can undergo Grignard reactions.
  • The sodium salt of the appropriate phenol in 1,3-dimethyl-2-imidazolidinone (DMEU) to form the corresponding hexakis(aryloxy)benzenes.

It can be used:
  • As a ligand to synthesize novel ruthenium(0) and osmium(0) hexafluorobenzene complexes.
  • As a solvent and promoter for the ring-closing metathesis (RCM) to form tetrasubstituted olefins in the presence of a ruthenium-based catalyst.

pictograms

Flame

signalword

Danger

hcodes

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Liq. 2

Storage Class

3 - Flammable liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

50.0 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

10 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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