Agent Name

Perfluorobutane

CAS Number

355-25-9

Formula

C4-F10

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,4-Decafluorobutane; AI 700; CEA 410; Decafluorobutane; FC 3110; NC 100100; PF 5040; PFC 31-10; Perflubutane; Sonazoid; UNII-SE4TWR0K2C; Butane, 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,4-decafluoro-; Butane, decafluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Saturated

Description

Liquefied gas; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

"Component of the echo contrast agent, BR14, which consists of perfluorobutane gas microbubbles." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

In confined space spill, may displace air and act as simple asphyxiant; [MSDSonline] See "Perfluoro compounds, C5-18."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Simple Asphyxiant

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Diseases

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