Agent Name

Fluoroacetone

CAS Number

430-51-3

Formula

C3-H5-F-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Acetone, fluoro-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Propanone, 1-fluoro-; [RTECS]

Category

Other Toxic Gases & Vapors

Description

Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes multiple liver effects, acute tubular necrosis and changes in the spleen in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of mice; [RTECS] A lachrymator and vesicant; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Targets the liver, spleen, and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Chloroacetone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

63.4 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mouse) = 1,000 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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