Agent Name

Chlorotrifluoromethane

CAS Number

75-72-9

Formula

C-Cl-F3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Arcton 3; F 13; FC 13; Fluorocarbon 13; Freon 13; Frigen 13; Genetron 13; Halocarbon 13/ucon 13; Methane, chlorotrifluoro-; Methane, monochlorotrifluoro-; Monochlorotrifluoromethane; R 13; Trifluorochloromethane; Trifluoromethyl chloride; Trifluoromonochlorocarbon; UN1022; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless, odorless gas; [CHRIS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a refrigerant, coolant, dielectic, metal hardener, and etching gas; [HSDB]

Comments

Liquid contact may cause frostbite; [CHRIS]

Exposure Assessment
MAK

1000 ppm

Vapor Pressure

21400 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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