Agent Name

Nitryl fluoride

CAS Number

10022-50-1

Formula

F-N-O2

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Category

Corrosive Gases

Description

Colorless gas with a pungent odor; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an oxidizer in rocket propellants and fluorinating agent; [Merck Index]

Comments

A strong oxidizing agent with fluorinating properties; Hydrolyzed rapidly by water producing nitric and hydrofluoric acids; Attacks mucous membranes; Causes burns to skin and eyes; Inhalation may cause laryngeal bronchial spasms and pulmonary edema; [Merck Index]

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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