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Halothane

Synonyms & Trade Names
1-Bromo-1-chloro-2,2,2-trifluoroethane; 2-Bromo-2-chloro-1,1,1-trifluoroethane; 1,1,1-Trifluoro-2-bromo-2-chloroethane; 2,2,2-Trifluoro-1-bromo-1-chloroethane
CAS No.
151-67-7
RTECS No.
KH6550000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CF3CHBrCl
Conversion
1 ppm = 8.07 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
*: C 2 ppm (16.2 mg/m3) [60-minute] [*Note: REL for exposure to waste anesthetic gas.]
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA 29
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Clear, colorless liquid with a sweetish, pleasant odor. [inhalation anesthetic]
MW:
197.4
BP:
122°F
FRZ:
-180°F
Sol:
0.3%
VP:
243 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.87
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
May attack rubber & some plastics; sensitive to light. [Note: Light causes decomposition. May be stabilized with 0.01% thymol.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; confusion, drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, analgesia, anesthesia; cardiac arrhythmias; liver, kidney damage; decreased audio-visual performance; in animals: reproductive effects
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, central nervous system, liver, kidneys, reproductive system
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
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0277
 
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