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1,1,2,2-Tetrachloro-1,2-difluoroethane

Synonyms & Trade Names
1,2-Difluoro-1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane; Freon® 112; Halocarbon 112; Refrigerant 112
CAS No.
76-12-0
RTECS No.
KI1420000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CCl2FCCl2F
Conversion
1 ppm = 8.34 mg/m3
IDLH
2000 ppm
See: 76120
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 500 ppm (4170 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: TWA 500 ppm (4170 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 1016;
OSHA 7
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless solid or liquid (above 77°F) with a slight, ether-like odor.
MW:
203.8
BP:
199°F
MLT: 77°F Sol(77°F): 0.01%
VP:
40 mmHg
IP:
11.30 eV
Sp.Gr:
1.65
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Chemically-active metals such as potassium, beryllium, powdered aluminum, zinc, magnesium, calcium & sodium; acids
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
In animals: irritation eyes, skin; conjunctivitis; pulmonary edema; narcosis
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, 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: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 2000 ppm:
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus 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 (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 1421
 
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