Agent Name

1,2-Dichloro-1,1-difluoroethane

CAS Number

1649-08-7

Formula

C2-H2-Cl2-F2

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

HCFC-132b; Ethane, 1,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoro-; Dichlorodifluoroethane; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless liquid; [CAMEO] Almost insoluble in water; Boiling point = 46-47 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

A potential substitute for some ozone depleting chlorofluorocarbons; [HSDB]

Comments

An irritant; Effects in high-dose animal studies include anesthesia, liver injury, and reproductive effects; An ozone depleter; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

340 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 20,000 ppm/4h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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