Agent Name

4,4'-Difluorobiphenyl

CAS Number

398-23-2

Formula

C12-H8-F2

Major Category

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Synonyms

4,4'-Difluorodiphenyl; 1,1'-Biphenyl, 4,4'-difluoro- (9CI); Biphenyl, 4,4'-difluoro- (8CI); [ChemIDplus] 4,4'-Difluoro-1,1'-biphenyl; [Merck Index] UN3152

Category

Halogenated Polyaromatics

Description

Solid with an aromatic odor; [Merck Index] White crystalline solid; [Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

"Induces drug metabolism enzymes." [ChemIDplus] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Polychlorinated biphenyls."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Polyhalogenated biphenyls, solid.

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