Agent Name

2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5-Octafluoro-1-pentanol

CAS Number

355-80-6

Formula

C5-H4-F8-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,5-Trihydrooctafluoropentan-1-ol; 1,1,5-Trihydrooctafluoropentyl alcohol; 1H,1H,5H-Octafluoro-1-pentanol; 2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5-Octafluoropentanol; 2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5-Octafluoropentyl alcohol; alpha,alpha,omega-Trihydroperfluoropentanol; 1-Pentanol, 2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5-octafluoro-; 2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5-Octafluoropentan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] 1H,1H,5H-Octafluoropentanol; 1,1,5-Trihydroperfluoropentanol; [Merck Index]

Category

Halogenated Alcohols

Description

Liquid; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to introduce fluoroalkyl groups into organic molecules; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes general anesthesia, somnolence, and muscle weakness in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "1,1,1-Tribromo-2-methyl-2-propanol." See "2,2,3,3,4,4,4-Heptafluoro-1-butanol."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 2,500 ppm/4hr

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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