..\image\CG_LOGO_G.gif (5281 bytes) 1H,1H,3H - Hexafluoro-1-butanol ( HFB)                 
Technical Information


Latest Update: Jan.  2006

1. Description:

Synonym : HFB, 1H, 1H, 3H - Hexafluoro-1-butanol
CAS No. 382-31-0
Molecular Weight : 182.0654
Molecular Structure:

HFB.GIF (1522 bytes)

2. Physical properties



Appearance (at room temperature)

Colorless transparent liquid, with alcohol-like odor

Boiling Point

114 oC


1.54 g/cm3


min. 98.0 %

3. Applications:

As an essential fluorinated chemical, HFB is a solvent for making digital data carrying mediums (such as CD), and the solvent for  some polymer materials such as PA, PET, PMMA, PAN, etc. . It is also an raw material of production of fluorinated ethers, surfactant, insecticides, bactericides, fluorinated acrylate.

4. Packing and transportation

  • Packing: Packed in iron drum. 250 kgs per drum and 5 kgs net per drum are available.
  • Transportation: transport HFB as a flammable liquid. Safety classification: N.O.S  Class 3; UN 1993; PG III

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