Agent Name

Hexafluoro-1,3-butadiene

CAS Number

685-63-2

Formula

C4-F6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,2,3,4,4-Hexafluorobuta-1,3-diene; 1,3-Butadiene, 1,1,2,3,4,4-hexafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] 1,3-Hexafluorobutadiene; Hexafluorobuta-1,3-diene; Hexafluorobutadiene- 1,3; Perfluoro-1,3-butadiene; Perfluorobuta-1,3-diene; Perfluorobutadiene-1,3; Perfluorobutadiene; [Matheson Tri-Gas MSDS] UN3160

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless odorless gas; Compressed and liquefied; [Matheson Tri-Gas MSDS]

Comments

May cause asphyxia; Rapid release of compressed gas may cause frostbite; Toxic by inhalation; [Matheson Tri-Gas MSDS] See "Hexachlorobutadiene."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Liquefied gas, toxic, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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