Agent Name

Perfluoropentane

CAS Number

678-26-2

Formula

C5-F12

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Dodecafluoropentane; FC41-12 (Perflenapent/Perflisopent mixture); Flutec PP50; Pentane, dodecafluoro-; Perflenapent; Perfluoro-n-pentane; R 41(12); Pentane, 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,5-dodecafluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless liquid; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Inert expander of tissue spaces, liquid at room temperature, but gaseous at body temperatures; used in experimental eye surgery." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

An irritant; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] See "Perfluoropropane." See "1,1,1,2,2,3,4,5,5,5-Decafluoropentane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 120,000 mg/m3

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