Agent Name

Hexafluoroglutaric acid

CAS Number

376-73-8

Formula

C5-H2-F6-O4

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Perfluoroglutaric acid; Glutaric acid, hexafluoro- (8CI); Pentanedioic acid, 2,2,3,3,4,4-hexafluoro-; Pentanedioic acid, hexafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Beige highly hygroscopic crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Perfluorobutyric acid."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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