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Bromine pentafluoride

Synonyms & Trade Names
Bromine fluoride
CAS No.
7789-30-2
RTECS No.
EF9350000
DOT ID & Guide
1745 144
Formula
BrF5
Conversion
1 ppm = 7.15 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.1 ppm (0.7 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless to pale-yellow, fuming liquid with a pungent odor. [Note: A colorless gas above 105°F. Shipped as a compressed gas.]
MW:
174.9
BP:
105°F
FRZ:
-77°F
Sol:
Reacts violently
VP:
328 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
2.48
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Liquid, but a very powerful oxidizer.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Acids, halogens, arsenic, selenium, sulfur, glass, organic materials, water [Note: Reacts with all elements except inert gases, nitrogen & oxygen.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; corneal necrosis; skin burns; cough, dyspnea (breathing difficulty), pulmonary edema; liver, kidney injury
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, liver, kidneys
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0974
 
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