Cyanogen fluoride

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Cyanogen fluoride
Skeletal formula of cyanogen fluoride
Cyanogen fluoride Ball and Stick.png
IUPAC name
Carbononitridic fluoride[1]
1495-50-7 YesY
3D model (Jmol) Interactive image
ChemSpider 120749 YesY
PubChem 137036
Molar mass 45.0158 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless gas
Density 1.026 g mL−1
Boiling point −46 °C (−51 °F; 227 K)
225.40 J K−1 mol−1
35.98 kJ mol−1
Toxic T
Related compounds
Related compounds
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Cyanogen fluoride is an inorganic compound of carbon, nitrogen, and fluorine. It is a toxic gas at room temperature. It is used in organic synthesis.

This compound may be prepared by pyrolysis of cyanuric fluoride (C3N3F3):[2]

C3N3F3 → 3 CNF


  1. ^ "Cyanogen fluoride - Compound Summary". PubChem Compound. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information. 27 March 2005. Identification. Retrieved 6 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Fawcett, F. S.; Lipscomb, R. D. (1964). J. Am. Chem. Soc. 86 (13): 2576. doi:10.1021/ja01067a011.  Missing or empty |title= (help)