Agent Name

Trifluoroacetic anhydride

CAS Number

407-25-0

Formula

C4-F6-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Anhydrid kyseliny trifluoroctove [Czech]; Bis(trifluoroacetic) anhydride; Hexafluoroacetic anhydride; Perfluoroacetic anhydride; Trifluoroacetic acid anhydride; Trifluoroacetyl anhydride; Acetic acid, 2,2,2-trifluoro-, 1,1'-anhydride; Acetic acid, trifluoro-, anhydride; [ChemIDplus] UN3265

Category

Acid Anhydrides, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

41.2 mm Hg

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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