Boron Trifluoride

CAS RN:7637-07-2

Property Summary

Boiling Point:
    -99.9 deg C

Density Specific Gravity:
    1.57 at -100.4 deg C/4 deg C (liquid); 3.07666 g/L (gas at STP)

Melting Point:
    -126.8 deg C

Molecular Formula:
    B-F3

Molecular Weight:
    67.81

Solubilities:
    Solubility in water: 332 g/100 g at 0 deg C; some hydrolysis occurs to form fluoboric and boric acids
    Soluble in cold water, hydrolyzes in hot water
    Soluble in concentrated sulfuric acid and most organic solvents
    Soluble in concentrated nitric acid, benzene, dichlorobenzene, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, carbon disulfide
    Solubility in anhydrous sulfuric acid: 1.94 g/100 g; soluble in most saturated and halogenated hydrocarbons and in aromatic compounds

Vapor Pressure:
    4874 kPa (3.656X10+4 mm Hg) at 260 K (-13.2 deg C)

Viscosity:
    0.0171 m Pa.s (gas) at 25 deg C

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