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Parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF) General Information
Chemical Name: Parachlorobenzotrifluoride
Synonyms: PCBTF, 1-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzene
Chemical Formula: C7H4ClF3
CAS Number: 98-56-6
EC Number: 202-681-1
Parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF) Uses
VOC Exempt Solvent – Parachlorobenzotrifluoride is VOC exempt in all 50 States and Canada. It is a stable, non reactive, non corrosive, hydrophobic, low polarity solvent. It will not undergo hydrolysis or dehydrochlorination and does not support combustion.
Paints and Coatings – PCBTF is used as VOC exempt solvent in many paints and coatings. It has a good solubility profile with a mid-range evaporation rate. Parachlorobenzotrifluoride can be used in both Parts A and B of urethanes and epoxies.
Adhesives – Parachlorobenzotrifluoride is used as a VOC exempt solvent in adhesives.
Caulks – PCBTF is used as a VOC exempt solvent in caulks.
Cleaners and degreasers – Cleaners and degreasers can use Parachlorobenzotrifluoride to reduce VOC content.
Reaction Solvent – Parachlorobenzotrifluoride is used as a VOC exempt reaction solvent.
Chemical Intermediate – Pharmaceuticals and agricultural chemicals are manufactured using PCBTF.
Parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF) Certificate of Analysis (COA)
Typical Parachlorobenzotrifluoride COA is provided for informational purposes.
Please refer to your actual COA that will accompany all orders.
Product Name: Parachlorobenzotrifluoride-900N
Quality: SMC Spec. 900
|Acidity, ppm (spec. ion probe)||3.0 PPM MAXIMUM||0.5|
|Alkalinity, ppm as NaOH||10.0 PPM MAXIMUM||0.0|
|Appearance||Clear liquid, free of suspended material||Clear liquid, free of suspended material|
|Assay, %||99.00 % MINIMUM||99.64|
|Color (APHA)||20 APHA MAXIMUM||10|
|Non Volatile Residue, Wt. %||0.0020 % MAXIMUM||0.0011|
|Specific Gravity @ 25 deg C||1.330 TO 1.350 G/CC||1.334|
|Water content, ppm||150 PPM MAXIMUM||124|
CERTIFIED TRUE AND CORRECT W H
Approval Date: 1/28/2011