International Chemical Safety Cards

PERFLUOROBUTYLETHYLENE ICSC: 1697
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,6-nonafluoro-1-hexene
C6H3F9/ CF3(CF2)3 CH=CH2
Molecular mass: 246.1
3 Flammable Liquid placard ICSC #    1697
CAS #     19430-93-4
RTECS # MP7360000
UN #        1993
April 08, 2008 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Highly flammable.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking.
Powder, alcohol-resistant foam, water spray, carbon dioxide
EXPLOSION Vapour/air mixtures are explosive.
Closed system, ventilation, explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Do NOT use compressed air for filling, discharging, or handling.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN

Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Remove all ignition sources. Consult an expert! Cover the spilled material with foam blanket. Do NOT wash away into sewer.
Fireproof. Separated from strong oxidants. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

UN Hazard Class: 3
UN Packing Group: II
Signal: Danger
Flame
Highly flammable liquid and vapour
Causes eye irritation
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1697 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

PERFLUOROBUTYLETHYLENE ICSC: 1697
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS LIQUID

PHYSICAL DANGERS:
The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible and may accumulate in lowered spaces causing a deficiency of oxygen.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic and corrosive gases including hydrogen fluoride . Reacts with strong oxidants.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 100 ppm as TWA (ACGIH 2007).
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:


INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: 58C
Density: 1.4
g/l
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20C: 31.7
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 8.5
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20C (air = 1): 3.3
Flash point: -17C c.c.
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

N O T E S
Environmental effects from the substance have not been investigated adequately. High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness or death. Check oxygen content before entering area.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-30GF1-I+II
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1697 PERFLUOROBUTYLETHYLENE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.