Agent Name

Vinyl trifluoroacetate

CAS Number

433-28-3

Formula

C4-H3-F3-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

UN2924

Category

Other Organic Compounds

Description

Pale yellow or colorless liquid; bp = 39-40 deg C; Stabilized with 3,5-Di-tert-butylcatechol; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Highly flammable; Causes burns; Inhalation can cause corrosive effects on the upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; A lachrymator; A possible skin sensitizer, carcinogen, and teratogen; Targets kidneys, liver, blood, lungs, and CNS; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Sodium fluoroacetate."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Flammable liquid, corrosive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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