Agent Name

Perfluoro-2-butene

CAS Number

360-89-4

Formula

C4-F8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Butene, octafluoro-; FC-1318; Octafluorobutene-2; Perfluoro-1-methylpropene; Perfluorobut-2-ene; R 1318my; 1,1,1,2,3,4,4,4-Octafluorobut-2-ene; 2-Butene, 1,1,1,2,3,4,4,4-octafluoro-; Octafluorobut-2-ene; Refrigerant gas R 1318; [ChemIDplus] Octafluoro-2-butene; Perfluorobutene-2; [CAMEO] UN2422

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless gas; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used to make other chemicals; [CAMEO]

Comments

Causes ptosis, convulsions, and dyspnea in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause asphyxiation by displacement of air; [CAMEO] Inhalation may cause drowsiness and convulsions; [Matheson Tri-Gas MSDS] See "Hexafluoro-1,3-butadiene" and "Hexafluoropropylene." See "2,3-Dichlorohexafluoro-2-butene."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 81 ppm/4hr

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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