|CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE||ICSC: 0420 (May 2018)|
| CAS #: 75-72-9
| UN #: 1022
|EC Number: 200-894-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Heating will cause rise in pressure with risk of bursting.||NO contact with hot surfaces. See Chemical Dangers.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. In case of fire: keep cylinder cool by spraying with water.|
|Inhalation||Confusion. Dizziness. Headache. Unconsciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||ON CONTACT WITH LIQUID: FROSTBITE.||Cold-insulating gloves.||ON FROSTBITE: rinse with plenty of water, do NOT remove clothes.|
|Eyes||See Skin.||Wear safety goggles, face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. NEVER direct water jet on liquid. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
WARNINGContains gas under pressure; may explode if heated
Harms public health and the environment by destroying ozone in the upper atmosphere
|Fireproof if in building.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|MAK: 4300 mg/m3, 1000 ppm; peak limitation category: II(8); pregnancy risk group: D|
|Avoid release to the environment because of its impact on the ozone layer.|
|High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness or death.
Check oxygen content before entering area.
Physician should give special attention to the drugs used in treatment because of the effects of the substance on cardiac rhythm.
Do NOT use in the vicinity of a fire or a hot surface, or during welding.
Turn leaking cylinder with the leak up to prevent escape of gas in liquid state.
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