Agent Name

Fluroxene

CAS Number

406-90-6

Formula

C4-H5-F3-O

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

2,2,2-Trifluoroethoxyethene; 2,2,2-Trifluorethyl vinyl ether; [NIOSH]

Category

Waste Anesthetic Gases

Description

Liquid. (inhalation anesthetic); Note: A gas above 109 degrees F; [NIOSH]

Sources/Uses

Formerly used as a general anesthetic; [CAMEO]

Comments

See "WASTE ANESTHETIC GASES"

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

286 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

NIOSH Rel = 60 min. ceiling of 2 ppm;

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

Links to Other NLM Databases
Toxicity Information

Search TOXNET

Chemical Information

Search ChemIDplus

Related Information in HazMap
Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: