Agent Name

Ethyl heptafluorobutyrate

CAS Number

356-27-4

Formula

C6-H5-F7-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Ethyl heptafluorobutanoate; Ethyl perfluorobutanoate; Ethyl perfluorobutyrate; Heptafluorobutyric acid ethyl ester; Butanoic acid, 2,2,3,3,4,4,4-heptafluoro-, ethyl ester; Butanoic acid, heptafluoro-, ethyl ester; Butyric acid, heptafluoro-, ethyl ester; [ChemIDplus] UN3272

Category

Halogenated Esters

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes convulsions, dyspnea, and cyanosis in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of rabbits (LD50 = 250 mg/kg); [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Ethyl 2-bromoisobutyrate" and "Methyl dichloroacetate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

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