Potassium trifluoroacetate (TFA)
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic.
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
Registered production volume
100 - 1 000 tonnes per year
Detected in rain water and in aquatic environments
It is a strong non-oxidising acid used in acid catalysed reactions, especially when an ester is cleaved, e.g., in peptide synthesis.
Technical function of substances