Agent Name

Sodium trifluoroacetate

CAS Number

2923-18-4

Formula

C2-H-F3-O2.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium perfluoroacetate; Trifluoroacetate sodium; Trifluoroacetic acid sodium; Trifluoroacetic acid sodium salt; Acetic acid, 2,2,2-trifluoro-, sodium salt (1:1); Acetic acid, trifluoro-, sodium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White hygroscopic powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in acid catalyzed reactions; [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) > 2,000 mg/kg; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Sodium fluoroacetate." See "Ammonium trifluoroacetate."

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