Agent Name

3,3-Dichloro-1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoropropane

Alternative Name

HCFC-225ca

CAS Number

422-56-0

Formula

C3-H-Cl2-F5

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

HCFC-225ca; Fron 225; R 225b; R 225ca; 1,1-Dichloro-2,2,3,3,3-pentafluoropropane; Propane, 3,3-dichloro-1,1,1,2,2-pentafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] UN3082

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless odorless liquid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a cleaning agent (replacement for CFC 113); [HSDB]

Comments

See "CHLOROFLUOROCARBONS."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

240 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 37,300 ppm/4h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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