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Skeletal formula of the nonaflate anion
Skeletal formula of the nonaflate anion

Nonaflate, CF
3
CF
2
CF
2
CF
2
SO
3
, is the common name given to nonafluorobutanesulfonates, the salts or esters of perfluorobutanesulfonic acid. Its uses are similar to those of triflate. It is a good leaving group.[1] It is a substitute for more toxic long-chain PFAS chemicals.[2]

References

  1. ^ Smith, Michael B.; March, Jerry (2007). March's Advanced Organic Chemistry (6th ed.). John Wiley & Sons. p. 497. ISBN 978-0-471-72091-1.
  2. ^ Thurlow, Matthew (December 27, 2018). "Fear and loathing of PFAS". American Bar Association. Retrieved 19 December 2019.