Agent Name

3,3,3-Trifluoro-1-propene

CAS Number

677-21-4

Formula

C3-H3-F3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,1-Trifluoropropene; 1-Propene, 3,3,3-trifluoro-; 3,3,3-Trifluoropropene; 3,3,3-Trifluoropropylene; Propene, 3,3,3-trifluoro-; Trifluoromethylethene; Trifluoromethylethylene; Trifluoropropene; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Colorless odorless gas; [MSDSonline] BP = -17 deg C; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used to make fluorine-containing silicones used in hydraulic fluids; [HSDB]

Comments

In inhalation studies of mice, causes somnolence at >950,000 mg/m3/2H (>250,000 ppm/2H); [RTECS] Evaporating liquid can cause frostbite; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause deprivation of oxygen and cardiac arrhythmias; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 445,703 ppm/1h

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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