Trifluoroethanol is a key acyclic fluorine intermediate. Its unique physical and chemical properties and special molecular structure differentiate it from the other alcohols for various organic chemical reactions. It is widely applied for pharmaceuticals, agriculture, dye, energy and organic synthesis.


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Segments Applications
Crop Protection Active
Segments Applications
Pharmaceuticals Active

Chemical categories

Chemical category Chemical family Chemical product
Fluorine derivatives Fluorinated Chemicals Trifluoroethanol

Region of commercial availability

  • Europe / Middle East / Africa
  • North America
  • Latin America

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