Agent Name

1,4-Difluorobenzene

CAS Number

540-36-3

Formula

C6-H4-F2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

p-Difluorobenzene; para-Difluorobenzene; Benzene, 1,4-difluoro-; Benzene, 1,4-difluoro- (9CI); Benzene, p-difluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Monoaromatics

Description

Liquid with a pungent aromatic odor; [Merck Index] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Mono- and difluoroaromatic compounds are used in indicators and analytical reagents; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "p-Dichlorobenzene."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 55,000 mg/m3/2h

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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