Agent Name

1,2-Dichlorohexafluoropropane

CAS Number

661-97-2

Formula

C3-Cl2-F6

Major Category

Solvents

Synonyms

1,1,1,2,3,3-Hexafluoro-2,3-dichloropropane; 1,2-Dichloroperfluoropropane; Freon 216; Ucon 216; 1,2-Dichloro-1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoropropane; Propane, 1,2-dichloro-1,1,2,3,3,3-hexafluoro-; Propane, 1,2-dichlorohexafluoro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chlorofluorocarbons

Description

Colorless liquid, immiscible in water; Boiling point = 33-34 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; May cause asphyxiation; An ozone depleting chemical; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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