Agent Name

Perfluorobutyl iodide

CAS Number

423-39-2

Formula

C4-F9-I

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-Nonafluoro-4-iodobutane; Butane, 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-nonafluoro-4-iodo-; [ChemIDplus] Perfluoro-n-butyl iodide; [RTECS] Dyneon Perfluorobutyl Iodide; [3M MSDS]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Colorless to pinkish liquid with a pungent odor; [3M MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a chemical intermediate; [3M MSDS]

Comments

Causes respiratory depression in acute inhalation studies of rats; Causes excitement and arrhythmias in acute inhalation studies of dogs; Causes somnolence and changes in liver weight in 4-week intermittent inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] A mild skin and eye irritant; [3M MSDS] See "2,2,3-Trichloroheptafluorobutane" and "Perfluorobutane."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 14,000 ppm/4hr

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