Agent Name

Pentafluoroiodoethane

CAS Number

354-64-3

Formula

C2-F5-I

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pentafluoroethyl iodide; Ethane, 1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoro-2-iodo-; Ethane, pentafluoroiodo-; [ChemIDplus] Iodopentafluoroethane; 1-Iodo-1,1,2,2,2-pentafluoroethane; 1-Iodoperfluoroethane; Pentafluoro-1-iodoethane; 1,1,1,2,2-Pentafluoro-2-iodoethane; Perfluoroethyl iodide; Perfluoroiodoethane; R 115I1; [RTECS] UN1956

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Compressed gas; Boiling point = 12-13 deg C; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, ataxia, and respiratory stimulation in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Hexafluoroethane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 40,000 ppm/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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