Agent Name

Methyl nonafluorobutyl ether

CAS Number

163702-07-6

Formula

C5-H3-F9-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Butane, 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-nonafluoro-4-methoxy-; [ChemIDplus] Fractionated and Column Treated HFE-7100 From Methylbutyrate ECF. F-12429 (Intermediate); [3M MSDS]

Category

Halogenated Ethers

Description

Clear liquid with an odor of ether; [3M MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [3M MSDS]

Comments

Perfluorobutyl methyl ether (Mixed Isomers), also known as Hydrofluoroether-7100 (HFE-7100), is a mixture of approximately 40% methyl nonafluorobutyl ether (CAS# 163702-07-6) and 60% methyl nonafluoroisobutyl ether (CAS# 163702-08-7); Causes eye irritation; [OSHA] Contains 3-7% methyl nonafluoroisobutyl ether (CAS# 163702-08-7); Not expected to cause significant skin or eye irritation; [3M MSDS] See "Methyl nonafluoroisobutyl ether."

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

750 ppm

Vapor Pressure

202 mm Hg

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