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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]
Molecular Weight
197.4
Boiling Point
122°F
Freezing Point
-180°F
Solubility
0.3%
Vapor Pressure
243 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.87
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
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   ICSC CARD: 0277
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