Agent Name

Hexafluoroglutaric anhydride

CAS Number

376-68-1

Formula

C5-F6-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

3,3,4,4,5,5-Hexafluorodihydro-2H-pyran-2,6(3H)-dione; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

Colorless liquid with a pungent odor; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "ACID ANHYDRIDES."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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