Agent Name

Graphite fluoride

CAS Number

11113-63-6

Formula

C.xF2

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

Fluorine, compd. with graphite; Fluorine, compound with graphite; [ChemIDplus] Graphite fluorinated, polymer; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Polymers

Description

Poly(carbon monofluoride): Gray-white solid; Poly(dicarbon monofluoride): Dark gray-black solid; [Merck Index] 27% F minimum: Black odorless powder; 62% F minimum: White odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a lubricant, cathode (lithium-fluoride batteries), and wetting agent; [Merck Index]

Comments

Produced in two forms: Poly(carbon monofluoride) (CF)n and poly(dicarbon monofluoride) (C2F)n (CAS# 144913-72-4); [Merck Index] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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