Agent Name

1,1,2-Trifluoroethane

CAS Number

430-66-0

Formula

C2-H3-F3

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

FC 143; R 143; Ethane, 1,1,2-trifluoro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3161

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless gas; Boiling point = 5 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes acute pulmonary edema and other changes of the liver, kidney, ureter, and bladder in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of guinea pigs and rabbits; [RTECS] Highly flammable; Targets the liver and kidney; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane" and "1,1,1-Trifluoroethane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rabbit) = 25,000 mg/m3/6hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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