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FLUOROACETAMIDE
ICSC: 1434
Peer-Review Status: 10.11.2002 Validated
2-Fluoroacetamide
Monofluoroacetamide
Fluoroacetic acid amide 
CAS #: 640-19-7 RTECS #: AC1225000
UN #: 2811
EC #: 616-002-00-5
EINECS #: 211-363-1
    Formula: C2H4FNO / FCH2CONH2
Molecular mass: 77.06

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO contact with acids. NO contact with hot surfaces.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Convulsions. Nausea. Vomiting.  Avoid inhalation of dust. Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED!  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes   Wear 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. 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting. Pupillary constriction. Muscle cramps. Excessive salivation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Remove all ignition sources. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder.   
EC Classification
Symbol: T+; R: 24-28; S: (1/2)-36/37-45 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT7-I.
NFPA Code: H4; F1; R0. 
Separated from acids. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating and under the influence of acids. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the cardiovascular system. This may result in cardiac dysrhythmia and death. The effects may be delayed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxicity to human reproduction or development. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 107°C
Solubility in water: very good
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -1.05  
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to birds. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal. 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Card has been partly updated in April 2005.
See section EU classification. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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