A commonly available form of the hexafluorophosphate anion. It is used as an ingredient in the formation of highly conductive non aqueous polymer gel electrolytes.1 Also used as a flame retardant for cellulose.2 Recently it is employed in research studies of cation-induced isolation of unusual conformers of a hexapodal receptor.3
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2. Fire Sci. 1987, 5, 17.
3. Org. Lett. Article ASAP