Agent Name

Octafluorotoluene

CAS Number

434-64-0

Formula

C7-F8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(Trifluoromethyl)pentafluorobenzene; Pentafluorobenzotrifluoride; Perfluorotoluene; Benzene, 1,2,3,4,5-pentafluoro-6-(trifluoromethyl)-; Benzene, pentafluoro(trifluoromethyl)-; Toluene, octafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] UN1992

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Derivatizing agent for steroids in human plasma." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes changes in recordings from specific areas of the CNS and convulsions in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

29 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 2,700 mg/m3/4hr

Explanatory Notes

LC50 (rat) = 1,141 ppm/1hr; [RTECS] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, toxic, n.o.s."

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