CARBON TETRAFLUORIDE - (75-73-0)

Introduction

Name: carbon tetrafluoride
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 75-73-0
Chemical Formula: CF4
Molar Mass: 88.0043128 g
Mass Percent: C 13.647 %; F 86.352 % 

Classification

• inorganic

Uses/Function

• "Low temp[erature] refrigerant; gaseous insulator." 1

Bonding

Double Bonds: 0
Triple Bonds: 0
Sigma Bonds: 4
Pi Bonds: 0
Total: 4
Carboxyl Groups: 0
Hydroxyl Groups: 0
Geometry: tetrahedral
Hybridization: sp3
Bonding: polar covalent
Ionic Character: 43.33 %

For More Information

Sources

(1) - The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals, 13th ed.; Budavari, S.; O'Neil, M.J.; Smith, A.; Heckelman, P. E.; Kinneary, J. F., Eds.; Merck & Co.: Whitehouse Station, NJ, 2001; entry 1827.