Synonyms: "4,4'-(hexafluoroisopropylidene)diphenol", "2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)hexafluoropropane", "hexafluorobisphenol a", "hexafluorodiphenylolpropane"
Source: bisphenol AF is used to cross-link and cure fluoroelastomers, often along with an accelerator such as triphenyl benzyl phosphonium chloride. When used as a curing agent it produces elastomers with excellent chemical resistance and thermal stability. Bisphenol AF is also used as a monomer in the synthesis of specialty polymers. Polymers containing Bisphenol AF are useful in high temperature composites, in electronic materials and other specialty applications.
IUPAC Name: 4-[1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoro-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)propan-2-yl]phenol
CAS Number: 1478-61-1
PubChem ID: 73864
Canonical SMILES: C1=CC(=CC=C1C(C2=CC=C(C=C2)O)(C(F)(F)F)C(F)(F)F)O
Molecular Formula: C15H10F6O2
Molecular Weight: 336,2291
Number of bond donors: 2
Number of bond acceptors: 2
Number of atoms different from hydrogen: 23
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