Dioxygen Difluoride Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Dioxygen Difluoride Properties

Dioxygen Difluoride

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Dioxygen Difluoride is a aggressive fluorinating compound of fluorine and oxygen with the molecular formula O2F2. It exists as an orange solid that melts into a red liquid at -163 °C. It is an extremely strong oxidant and decomposes into oxygen and fluorine. Dioxygen Difluoride's major uses are to bleach pulp and paper and disinfect sewage and drinking water.

Chemical Properties

Boiling Point -57 °C
CAS Number 7783-44-0
ChEBI 47866
Density 1.45 g/cm3
IUPAC Name Fluorooxy Hypofluorite
InChI 1S/F2O2/c1-3-4-2
Melting Point -154 °C
Molar Mass 69.996 g/mol
Molecular Formula F2O2
Synonyms Monofluorooxygenyl hypofluorite;Difluorine dioxide;Fluorine dioxide;Perfluoroperoxide;Fluorine peroxide;Difluorine peroxide;Fluoroperoxyl fluoride