Agent Name

1-Chloro-2-fluoroethane

CAS Number

762-50-5

Formula

C2-H4-Cl-F

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

Ethane, 1-chloro-2-fluoro-; TL 936; [ChemIDplus] FC-151; [MSDSonline]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Fluorocarbons are used in refrigeration and air conditioning; [HSDB]

Comments

Fluorocarbon refrigerants cause confusion and CNS depression in animals exposed to high concentrations; [HSDB] LCLo (rat) = 13 ppm in a 4-hour exposure that causes seizures or lowering of the seizure threshold; [RTECS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

259 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 13 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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