Agent Name

1,2-Difluoroethane

CAS Number

624-72-6

Formula

C2-H4-F2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Ethane, 1,2-difluoro-; Ethylene difluoride; Freon 152; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Sources/Uses

Used for refrigeration and air conditioning; [HSDB]

Comments

See "CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

616 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 240,000 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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