Agent Name

Pentafluoropropionic anhydride

CAS Number

356-42-3

Formula

C6-F10-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pentafluoropropionic acid anhydride; Perfluoropropionic acid anhydride; Perfluoropropionic anhydride; Propionic acid, pentafluoro-, anhydride; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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