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Carbon tetrafluoride

RTECS #: FG4920000

CAS #: 75-73-0


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 88.01 MF: CF4


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  3. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  4. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  5. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  6. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Arcton 0
  2. CFC 14
  3. Carbon fluoride
  4. F 14
  5. FC 14
  6. Freon 14
  7. Halocarbon 14
  1. Halon 14
  2. Methane, tetrafluoro -
  3. Perfluoromethane
  4. R 14 (Refrigerant)
  5. Refrigerant 14
  6. Refrigerant R 14
  7. Tetrafluorocarbon


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
rat
lowest published lethal concentration: 895,000 ppm/15 minute N/R MRLR** #23,1950


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, short term exposure limit 10 mg(F)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 3000 mg/m3, MAR2004


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 81763;
Number of Industries 5;
Total Number of Facilities 926;
Number of Occupations 8;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 5,737
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 81763;
Number of Industries 8;
Total Number of Facilities 127;
Number of Occupations 14;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 3,677;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 1,367


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used in fire extinguishers
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

MRLR** U.S. Army, Chemical Corps Medical Laboratories Research Reports. (Army Chemical Center, Edgewood Arsenal, MD)

Used in fire extinguishers

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