Agent Name

1,2-Dibromotetrafluoroethane

CAS Number

124-73-2

Formula

C2-Br2-F4

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,2-Dibromo-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane; 1,2-Dibromoperfluoroethane; Ethane, 1,2-dibromo-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoro-; Ethane, 1,2-dibromotetrafluoro-; F-114B2; FC 114B2; Fluobrene; Freon 114B2; Halon 2402; Khladon 114B2; R 114B2; Sym-dibromotetrafluoroethane; sym-Dibromotetrafluoroethane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a refrigerant, fire-extinguishing agent, and control fluid; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets the heart; Effects in high-dose animal studies include lacrimation, cyanosis, and convulsions or effect on seizure threshold; [MSDSonline] See "CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

325 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 584,000 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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