Agent Name

Perfluorobutyl ethylene

CAS Number

19430-93-4

Formula

C6-H3-F9

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(Perfluorobutyl)ethene; 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,6-Nonafluoro-1-hexene; 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6-Nonafluoro-1-hexene; Perfluorobutylethylene; 1-Hexene, 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,6-nonafluoro-; 3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,6-Nonafluorohexene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless liquid with an ethereal odor;

Sources/Uses

Used as a solvent in the production of fluorine-containing polymers; [ACGIH]

Comments

Rats exposed to 10,000 ppm 6 hours per day for 28 days show mild changes to liver cells (cytoplasmic vacuolation). [ACGIH] See "Perfluoro compounds, C5-18."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

100 ppm

Vapor Pressure

238 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC (mice) > 7,178 ppm/1h

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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