perfluorotridecanoic acid

Synonyms: "perfluorotridecanoic acid", "pentacosafluorotridecanoic acid", "2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,9,9,10,10,11,11,12,12,13,13,13-pentacosafluorotridecanoic acid".

Source: perfluorotridecanoic acid is a member of a class of perfluorinated alkanoic acids commonly used as lubricants, plasticizers, wetting agents and corrosion, as well as emulsifiers and surfactants in fluoropolymer manufacturing.


IUPAC Name: 2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8,9,9,10,10,11,11,12,12,13,13,13-pentacosafluorotridecanoic acid
CAS Number: 72629-94-8
PubChem ID: 3018355
Canonical SMILES: C(=O)(C(C(C(C(C(C(C(C(C(C(C(C(F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)(F)F)O

Structural Properties:

Molecular Formula: C13HF25O2
Molecular Weight: 664.109

Pharmacophore Features:

Number of bond donors: 1
Number of bond acceptors: 27
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 40


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