Tetrafluorobenzyl bromide (TFBB), by virtue of presence of 5 fluorine atoms, is a strong electrophile and hence readily combines with nucleophiles. This property results in its extensive usage in derivatization gas chromatography. Commercially, PFBB is applied to make the corresponding alcohol and chloride.
The product is manufactured by allylic bromination of pentafluorotoluene.
Applications in Synthesis and Analytics
The heavily substituted aromatic is a building block for fluorinated chemicals.
In analytical laboratories, it finds extensive applications as a preferred derivatization agent in capillary gas chromatography and EC-GC.
Applications in Intermediates
|PFBB is a KRM for the synthesis of the following intermediates:|
|Pentafluorobenzyl esters of organic acids|
|Appearance||–||Clear colorless to yellow liquid|
The product is stored at ambient temperature.
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