Agent Name

Iodine heptafluoride

CAS Number

16921-96-3

Formula

F7-I

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Iodine fluoride (IF7); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Fluorides, Inorganic

Description

Colorless gas with a moldy, acrid odor; Forms crystals when cooled; Melting point = 6.45 deg C; Sublimes at 4.77 deg C; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as fluorinating agent; [Merck Index]

Comments

A strong skin and mucous membrane irritant; [Merck Index] See "FLUORIDES."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, as F, inhalable fraction

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