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Sodium fluoroacetate

Synonyms & Trade Names
SFA, Sodium monofluoroacetate
CAS No.
62-74-8
RTECS No.
AH9100000
DOT ID & Guide
2629 151
Formula
FCH2COONa
Conversion
IDLH
2.5 mg/m3
See: 62748
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.05 mg/m3 ST 0.15 mg/m3 [skin]
OSHA PEL
TWA 0.05 mg/m3 [skin] See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH S301 (II-5)
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Fluffy, colorless to white (sometimes dyed black), odorless powder. [Note: A liquid above 95°F.] [rodenticide]
Molecular Weight
100.0
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
392°F
Solubility
Miscible
Vapor Pressure
Low
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
?
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
vomiting; anxiety, auditory hallucinations; facial paresthesia; twitching face muscle; pulsus altenans, ectopic heartbeat, tachycardia, cardiac arrhythmias; pulmonary edema; nystagmus; convulsions; liver, kidney damage
Target Organs
respiratory system, cardiovascular system, liver, kidneys, central nervous 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:Daily
Provide:Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Water flush immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 0.25 mg/m3:
(APF = 5) Any quarter-mask respirator.
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Up to 0.5 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any particulate respirator equipped with an N95, R95, or P95 filter (including N95, R95, and P95 filtering facepieces) except quarter-mask respirators. The following filters may also be used: N99, R99, P99, N100, R100, P100.
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(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator

Up to 1.25 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a high-efficiency particulate filter.

Up to 2.5 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
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(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator that has a tight-fitting facepiece and is operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and a high-efficiency particulate filter
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
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Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0484   MEDICAL TESTS: 0209
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