Agent Name

Hexafluorocyclobutene

CAS Number

697-11-0

Formula

C4-F6

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,2,3,3,4,4-Hexafluorocyclobutene; Perfluorocyclobutene; Cyclobutene, hexafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] FC-C-1316; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3162

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless liquefied gas; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes other changes in olfaction and acute pulmonary edema in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] Toxic by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Hexafluoroethane" and "Trifluoroethene."

Exposure Assessment
TIH

Yes

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 62.5 ppm/4hr

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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