Potassium trifluoroacetate (TFA)

CAS Number
2923-16-2
Name
Potassium trifluoroacetate (TFA)
SIN Groups
Fluorinated compounds
Reason for inclusion on the SIN List
This substance is Persistent, Mobile and Toxic. 
Date for inclusion on the SIN List
2019 November
Registration information
Source: 
Full registration

Chemical information

EC number
220-877-5
Registered production volume
Source: ECHA
100 - 1 000 tonnes per year
(Bio)monitoring data
Detected in rain water and in aquatic environments
Possible uses
Source: 
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
Source: 
Oxidising
2923-16-2