Agent Name

Fluoroacetyl chloride

CAS Number

359-06-8

Formula

C2-H2-Cl-F-O

Major Category

Toxic Gases & Vapors

Synonyms

Acetyl chloride, fluoro-; Chlorid kyseliny fluoroctove [Czech]; TL 670; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Acid Halides

Description

Liquid; [CAMEO] Clear liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Ingestion could result in fluoracetate poisoning; [HSDB] Reacts with water producing hydrogen chloride; Highly toxic by inhalation; Has corrosive effects to skin and irritates eyes; [CAMEO] Forms hydrogen chloride on contact with moisture; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [MSDSonline] See "Sodium fluoroacetate."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 200 mg/m3/10min

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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