1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Trifluoroacetate (C<sub>8</sub>H<sub>11</sub>F<sub>3</sub>N<sub>2</sub>O<sub>2</sub>), >99% - MSE Supplies LLC

MSE PRO 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Trifluoroacetate (C8H11F3N2O2), >99%

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MSE PRO™ 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Trifluoroacetate (C6H11F3N2O2), >99% 

1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium trifluoroacetate (C6H11F3N2O2) is a colorless and transparent ionic liquid. It is a solvent for the separation of aliphatic hydrocarbons from aromatic hydrocarbon due to its activity coefficient values at infinite dilution for different organic solutes.


Item Value
Product Name 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Trifluoroacetate 
Chemical Formula C6H11F3N2O2
  • 1-Ethyl-3-methylimidazolium Triflate
  • EMIMOtf
  • [EMIM][TFA]
  • CM1060: 25g
  • CM1061: 50g
CAS# 174899-65-1
Molecular Weight 224.18 g/mol
Density 1.31 g/cm³ (25 °C)
Appearance Colorless and transparent liquid
Purity >99%
Melting Point  -10 °C
Boiling Point 671 °C
Store Under Inert Gas Yes
Condition to Avoid Air sensitive, hygroscopic
Solubility in Water Soluble


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