Agent Name

2,2,2-Trifluoroacetophenone

CAS Number

434-45-7

Formula

C8-H5-F3-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

2,2,2-Trifluoro-1-phenylethanone; alpha,alpha,alpha-Trifluoroacetophenone; Phenyl trifluoromethyl ketone; Trifluoromethyl phenyl ketone; Acetophenone, 2,2,2-trifluoro- (8CI); Ethanone, 2,2,2-trifluoro-1-phenyl-; [ChemIDplus] UN1224

Category

Tear Gas Agents

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant and lachrymator; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "alpha-Chloroacetophenone."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.22 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Ketones, liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

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