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Compound Summary for: CID 6422

Trifluoroacetic Acid

Also known as: Perfluoroacetic acid; 76-05-1; Acetic acid, trifluoro-; Trifluoracetic acid; Trifluoroethanoic acid; 2,2,2-trifluoroacetic acid; TFA
Molecular Formula: C2HF3O2   Molecular Weight: 114.02335   InChIKey: DTQVDTLACAAQTR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A very strong halogenated derivative of acetic acid. It is used in acid catalyzed reactions, especially those where an ester is cleaved in peptide synthesis.   From: MeSH
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