Agent Name

Trifluoroacetonitrile

CAS Number

353-85-5

Formula

C2-F3-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Acetonitrile, 2,2,2-trifluoro-; Acetonitrile, trifluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nitriles

Description

Liquefied gas; [MSDSonline]

Comments

In confined space spill, may displace air and act as simple asphyxiant; Evaporating liquid can cause frostbite; May cause irritation; Highly toxic by inhalation; [MSDSonline] See "NITRILES."

Adverse Effects
Other Poison

Chemical Asphyxiant

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