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  • CAS No.: 462-34-0
  • MF: BF3.C4H8O
  • EINECS No.: 207-325-9
  • Place of Origin: Zhejiang, China (Mainland)
  • Type: Pharmaceutical Intermediates
  • Purity: 46%-48%
  • Brand Name: ICH
  • Application: Intermediate
  • Appearance: colorless transparent liquid,or slightlight yellow
  • Density: 1.268
  • Flash point: 92dec
  • Product name: Boron trifluoride tetrahydrofuran (BF3-THF) / CAS;462-34-0

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Packaging Details 250kg/drum; 20ton/20'FCL
Delivery Time For prompt shipment
Product Description



Boron trifluoride tetrahydrofuran (BF3-THF)

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When stored for relatively long periods Boron trifluoride-Tetrahydrofuran can turn dark in color without losing its application-related properties. On dilution with water, hydrolysis ensues with liberation of tetrahydrofuran. A corrosive, highly acidic mixture of boric acid, hydroxyfluoroboric acids and tetrafluoroboric acid is produced. 
The vapors released into the air are corrosive. 
Due to its catalytic properties Boron trifluoride-Tetrahydrofuran reacts with numerous organic compounds.

Melting point12 oC
Exothermic decompositionfrom 150 oC
Flash point92 oC
Lower explosive limit2.3 vol.%
Upper explosive limit17.7 vol.%
Ignition point250 oC
Vapor pressure (20 oC)7 mbar
Vapor pressure (50 oC)21 mbar
Density1.265 - 1.275 g/cm3
Solubility in waterhydrolyses
pHhighly acidic
Viscosity (20 oC)5.07 mPa.s

Storage and transport
The product must be stored cool and dry in tightly sealed container or tank in a cool, dry place. Storage tanks must be drained at regular intervals, washed out and inspected. Tanks that have been washed out must be refilled only when they are completely dry. When stored or transported in pressure-resistant tanks the product can be kept under an atmosphere of dry nitrogen.

For selective reaction control in numerous organic reactions, primarily as a catalyst or cocatalyst. 
It can be easily dosed with gear pumps or membrane pumps.

Examples of its uses in the chemical, petrochemical and pharmaceutical industries include: 
ring closure
reforming of paraffins
upgrading of lubricants and many others.

Toxic. Corrosive. 
During the handling of these products the data and reference in the safety data sheet are to be considered. In addition the necessary caution and good industrial hygiene while handling chemicals have to been kept.

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