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Chloropentafluoroethane

Synonyms & Trade Names
Fluorocarbon-115, Freon® 115, Genetron® 115, Halocarbon 115, Monochloropentafluoroethane
CAS No.
76-15-3
RTECS No.
KH7877500
DOT ID & Guide
1020 126
Formula
CClF2CF3
Conversion
1 ppm = 6.32 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless gas with a slight, ethereal odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.]
Molecular Weight
154.5
Boiling Point
-38°F
Freezing Point
-223°F
Solubility
(77°F): 0.006%
Vapor Pressure
(70°F): 7.9 atm
Ionization Potential
12.96 eV
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Relative Gas Density
5.55
Nonflammable Gas
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Alkalis, alkaline earth metals (e.g., aluminum powder, sodium, potassium, zinc)
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact (liquid)
Symptoms
dyspnea (breathing difficulty); dizziness, incoordination, narcosis; nausea, vomiting; heart palpitations, cardiac arrhythmias, asphyxia; liquid: frostbite, dermatitis
Target Organs
Skin, central nervous system, cardiovascular system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Frostbite
Eyes:Frostbite
Wash skin:No recommendation
Remove:No recommendation
Change:No recommendation
Provide:Frostbite wash
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Frostbite
Skin:Frostbite
Breathing:Respiratory support
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0848
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