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CAS Number: 355-25-9

Grades Available: cGMP & Technical

Description & Characteristics

Perfluorobutane, C4F10 is a fully-fluorinated, odourless, colourless liquefied gas has the following characteristics:

  • Compatibility with most construction materials
  • Practically non-toxic.
  • Non flammability.

  • Applications

    Perfluorobutane is used in pharmaceutical applications such as contrast imaging agents. It is also had other technical applications.

    Safety & Handling

    Although Perfluorobutane is considered biologically and chemically inert, good laboratory practice should be observed when handling. Safety data sheets are available on request

    Typical Physical Properties
    Boiling Point,°C -2
    Freezing Point,°C -128
    Molecular weight 238
    Density (sat. liquid), kg/l 1.517
    Density (vapour, 1 atm), kg/ 0.009935
    Vapour pressure (21.1°C), bar 2.9
    Heat of vaporisation at boiling point, kJ/kg96.3*
    Specific heat (sat. liquid), kJ/kg °C 1.045*
    Specific heat (vapour, 1 atm), kJ/kg °C 0.805*

    * Estimated value

    The above typical physical properties, in no way form or represent product specification.

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