Hexafluoropropylene oxide

  • CAT Number: R065090
  • CAS Number: 428-59-1
  • PubChem Substance ID: 9883
  • Molecular Formula: C3F6O
  • Molecular Weight: 166.022
  • Purity: ≥95%
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Hexafluoropropylene oxide (HFPO) is a fluorinated compound used in various industrial applications. This compound is a precursor to perfluorinated compounds, including perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and its derivatives. HFPO is utilized in the production of specialty chemicals, polymers, and fluorinated surfactants. It exhibits unique chemical properties, including thermal stability and resistance to chemical degradation. However, concerns have been raised about the environmental impact and potential health risks associated with certain fluorinated compounds derived from HFPO. Ongoing research focuses on developing safer alternatives and mitigating environmental contamination.

Catalog Number R065090
CAS Number 428-59-1
Molecular Formula


Purity 95%
IUPAC Name 2,2,3-trifluoro-3-(trifluoromethyl)oxirane
InChI InChI=1S/C3F6O/c4-1(2(5,6)7)3(8,9)10-1

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