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Enflurane

Synonyms & Trade Names
2-Chloro-1-(difluoromethoxy)-1,1,2-trifluoroethane, 2-Chloro-1,1,2-trifluoroethyl difluoromethyl ether, Ethrane®
CAS No.
13838-16-9
RTECS No.
KN6800000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CHF2OCF2CHClF
Conversion
1 ppm = 7.55 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
C 2 ppm (15.1 mg/m3) [60-minute] [*Note: REL for exposure to waste anesthetic gas.]
OSHA PEL
none
Measurement Methods
OSHA 29 , 103
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Clear, colorless liquid with a mild, sweet odor. [inhalation anesthetic]
Molecular Weight
184.5
Boiling Point
134°F
Freezing Point
?
Solubility
Low
Vapor Pressure
175 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
(77°F): 1.52
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes; central nervous system depression, analgesia, anesthesia, convulsions, resp depression
Target Organs
Eyes, central nervous system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:No recommendation
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:No recommendation
Remove:No recommendation
Change:No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0887
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