Agent Name

1,1-Dichloro-2,2-difluoroethylene

CAS Number

79-35-6

Formula

C2-Cl2-F2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1-Difluoro-2,2-dichloroethylene; CFC 1112a; Ethene, 1,1-dichloro-2,2-difluoro-; F 1112a; Genetron 1112a; R 1112a; 1,1-Dichlorodifluoroethylene; Ethylene, 1,1-dichloro-2,2-difluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Halogenated Aliphatics, Unsaturated

Description

Liquefied gas; Boiling point = 19 deg C; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and other changes in liver and kidney in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of guinea pigs, rats, and mice; Causes CNS changes and respiratory depression in 17-week intermittent inhalation studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; Highly toxic by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tetrafluoroethylene." See "Tetrachloroethylene."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

370 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 505 mg/m3/4hr

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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