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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Ethylene, chlorotrifluoro-

RTECS #

KV0525000

CAS #

79-38-9

Updated

February 2006

Molecular Weight

116.47

Molecular Formula

C2ClF3

Synonyms

1,1,2-Trifluoro-2-chloroethylene
1-Chloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethylene
2-Chloro-1,1,2-trifluoroethylene
Chlorotrifluoroethylene
Chlortrifluoraethylen (German)
CTFE
Daiflon
Ethene, chlorotrifluoro- (9CI)
Ethylene, trifluorochloro-
Genetron 1113
Monochlorotrifluoroethylene
Trifluorchlorethylen (Czech)
Trifluorochloroethylene
Trifluoromonochloroethylene
Trifluorovinyl chloride
Trithene

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/guinea pig lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 4300 mg/m3/4HBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Liver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes
GTPZAB 21(5),36,1977
inhalation/mouse lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 4740 mg/m3/24HVCVGH* -,661,1990
inhalation/mouse lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 13200 mg/m3/7HVCVGH* -,661,1990
inhalation/mouse lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 37900 mg/m3/3HVCVGH* -,661,1990
inhalation/mouse lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 3000 ppm/7HABMGAJ 21,377,1968
inhalation/rabbit lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 27000 mg/m3/2HVCVGH* -,661,1990
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 1000 ppm/4HLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Gastrointestinal: Other changes
FLCRAP 1,197,1967
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 7100 mg/m3/4HVCVGH* -,661,1990
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 175 mg/kgABMGAJ 21,377,1968
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 268 mg/kgABMGAJ 21,377,1968

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/guinea pig lowest published toxic concentration: 300 ppm/4H/4W- intermittentNutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
NTIS** OTS0571342
inhalation/rabbit lowest published toxic concentration: 300 ppm/4H/4W- intermittentRelated to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type fieldNTIS** OTS0571342

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 5 mg/m3, JUN2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 84524; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 66; Number of Occupations 7; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1429

Status in Federal Agencies

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