Agent Name

1,1,2,2-Tetrafluoro-1-chloroethane

Alternative Name

HCFC-124a

CAS Number

354-25-6

Formula

C2-H-Cl-F4

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1-Chloro-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoroethane; F 124a; HCFC 124a; R 124a; Ethane, 1-chloro-1,1,2,2-tetrafluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless, odorless gas; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as alternatives to CFCs in applications such as refrigerants, blowing agents, cleaning agents, and fire extinguishers; [HSDB]

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 218,527 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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