Agent Name

Benzotrifluoride

CAS Number

98-08-8

Formula

C7-H5-F3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(Trifluoromethyl)benzene; Benzene, (trifluoromethyl)-; Benzenyl fluoride; Benzylidyne fluoride; Phenylfluoroform; Toluene trifluoride; Toluene, alpha,alpha,alpha-trifluoro-; Trifluoromethylbenzene; alpha,alpha,alpha-Trifluorotoluene; [ChemIDplus] UN2338

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Liquid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis, dielectric fluids, solvents, and vulcanizing agents; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation or burns to skin and eyes; [CAMEO] An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include general anesthesia; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

38.8 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 70,810 mg/m3/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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