N-Methyl-bis-trifluoroacetamide (MBTFA)

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N-Methyl-bis-trifluoroacetamide (MBTFA)
Package Sizes: 10 x 1 g Ampules
SKU: 12204-10x1
WEIGHT: 0.20
N-Methyl-bis-trifluoroacetamide (MBTFA)
Package Sizes: 25 g Bottle
SKU: 12204-25
WEIGHT: 0.20
N-Methyl-bis-trifluoroacetamide (MBTFA)
Package Sizes: 100 g Bottle
SKU: 12204-100
WEIGHT: 0.20

N-Methyl-bis(trifluoroacetamide), MBTFA is a member of the perfluoroacid anhydride family of products. MBTFA is reactive towards primary (-NH2) and secondary amines (-NRH), hydroxyl (-OH) and thiol (-SH) groups under mild and non-acidic conditions. The product derivatives and the reaction bi-products of MBTFA are volatile and stable, making it a good choice for trifluoroacetylating reagent.

Under standardized conditions, MBTFA reacts faster with amines than with alcohols, phenols or thiols. This reagent is commonly used to derivatize carbohydrates, creating volatile derivatives that are easy to analyze. Like other fluorinated acetylation reagents, MBTFA derivatives are detected by electron capture detectors (ECD) with great sensitivity.

Package Sizes: 10x1 gram 25 grams and 100 grams

Product Numbers: 12204-10x1, 12204-25, and 12204-100

Product Name: MBTFA

Alternative Names: N-Methyltrifluoroacetamide; N-Methyl-bis(trifluoroacetamide); MBTFA derivatization; 2,2,2-Trifluoro-N-methyl-N-trifluoroacetamide, 2,2,2-Trifluoro-N-methyl-N-trifluoroacetyl acetamide; CAS# 685-27-8


Appearance: Clear, colorless liquid

Purity: is ≥ 98.0%

Storage: 20 °C, protected from moisture


Properties Physical State: Liquid

CAS#: 685-27-8

Chemical Formula: C5H3F6NO2

Molecular Weight: 223.07

Boiling Point: 123 – 124 °C (Lit)

Specific Gravity: 1.547 (Lit)

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Tariff Code: 2925.19.9100

IATA (UN Code): 2920

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