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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Ethane, chloropentafluoro-

RTECS #

KH7877500

CAS #

76-15-3; 12770-91-1

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

154.47

Molecular Formula

C2ClF5

Synonyms

Chloropentafluoroethane
Chloropentafluoroethane (ACGIH)
F-115
Fluorocarbon-115
Freon 115
Genetron 115
Halocarbon 115
Monochloropentafluoroethane

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 4880 gm/m3/4HTOVEFN (3),25,1996

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 1000 ppmDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWFAZMAE 18,365,1974
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHUTOX* -,683,1996

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN check ACGIH TLV;
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGIH TLV
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 1000 ppm (6412 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 1000 ppm (6300 mg/m3), MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 1000 ppm (6300 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 1000 ppm (6318 mg/m3), JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 3000 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 1000 ppm (6400 mg/m3), JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 6460 mg/m3, 2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO CHLOROPENTAFLUOROETHANE-air10H time-weighted average 1000 ppmNIOSH* DHHS #95-121,1995
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code M1142; Number of Industries 10; Total Number of Facilities 1409; Number of Occupations 11; Total Number of Employees Exposed 14351; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 165
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M1142; Number of Industries 2; Total Number of Facilities 15; Number of Occupations 5; Total Number of Employees Exposed 372

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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