Agent Name

1,1,1,3,3-Pentafluoropropane

CAS Number

460-73-1

Formula

C3-H3-F5

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,1,1,3,3-Pentafluoropropane; HFC 245fa; F 245fa; R 245fa; Propane, 1,1,1,3,3-pentafluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless compressed gas or liquefied gas with a slight ethereal odor; [CHEMINFO] Ether-like odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a blowing agent; [MSDSonline] Being developed to be used as a refrigerant and blowing agent; [AIHA]

Comments

Effects in high-dose animal studies include ataxia and respiratory depression; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
WEEL

300 ppm

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (mice) = 150,000 ppm/2h

Explanatory Notes

ERG guide is for "Liquefied gas, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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