2-Bromoethyl triflate (Custom Volume)

Precursor for [18F]BFE
Product No.: BEFS-95-000X

2-Bromoethyl triflate
Product No.:BEFS-95
CAS No.:103935-47-3

Product Name:  2-Bromoethyl triflate
Synonyms:  Methanesulfonic acid, 1,1,1-trifluoro-, 2-bromoethyl ester; Methanesulfonic acid, trifluoro-, 2-bromoethyl ester, Trifluoromethanesulfonic acid 2-bromoethyl ester
CAS No.:  103935-47-3
Molecular Formula:  C3H4BrF3O3S
Molecular Weight:  257.03
Application:  Precursor for 1-Bromo-2-[18F]fluoroethane([18F]BFE)
Presentation:  Packaged in amber vials or amber screw-cap vials with teflon-coated stoppers under argon atmosphere

Storage and Stability

  • Store the product in cool, dry conditions in well-sealed containers.
  • Short-term storage at higher temperatures does not affect product quality.


  • Complete documentation - Certificates of Analysis including testing reports of 1H-NMR and GC spectra for each shipment
  • Customized dispensing available


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