Agent Name

2,2,3-Trichloroheptafluorobutane

CAS Number

335-44-4

Formula

C4-Cl3-F7

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Butane, 2,2,3-trichloro-1,1,1,3,4,4,4-heptafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] Halocarbon 437; [Halocarbon MSDS]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid; mp = 4 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Ethereal odor; [Halocarbon MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Expected to be an anesthetic, with high inhalation exposures possibly causing asphyxiation; Concentrations above 2,500 ppm may cause impairment of psychological and psychomotor functions; Higher concentrations may cause cardiac arrhythmias; [Halocarbon MSDS] See "Perfluorobutane." and "1,2-Dichlorohexafluoropropane."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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