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style="background: #F8EABA; text-align: center;" colspan="2" | Identifiers
CAS number 98-16-8
PubChem 7375
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style="background: #F8EABA; text-align: center;" colspan="2" | Properties
Molecular formula C7H6F3N
Molar mass 161.12 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
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3-(Trifluoromethyl)aniline is a compound with the molecular formula CF3C6H4NH2. It is an aromatic amine.

3-(Trifluoromethyl)aniline is an intermediate in the production of the herbicide fluometuron.[1] It is synthesized from benzotrifluoride via nitration followed by reduction to meta-H2NC6H4CF3. 3-(Trifluoromethyl)aniline is then converted to the urea, fluometuron.


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  1. Siegemund, Günter “Aromatic Compounds with Fluorinated Side-Chains” in Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry 2005, Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a11_349.