Agent Name

Hexafluorobenzene

CAS Number

392-56-3

Formula

C6-F6

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

CP 28; Perfluorobenzene; Benzene, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexafluoro-; Benzene, hexafluoro-; [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Liquid; [Hawley] Colorless clear liquid; Melting point = 3.7-41 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as solvent and for chemical synthesis; [Merck Index] Used as solvent in NMR spectroscopy; [Hawley]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Hexachlorobenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

84.5 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 95,000 mg/m3/2h

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

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