Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
Keep in a well-ventilated room.
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance COLOURLESS LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Physical dangers The vapour is heavier than air and may accumulate in lowered spaces causing a deficiency of oxygen.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces phosgene, hydrogen fluoride and hydrogen chloride.
Formula: C2HCl2F3 / CHCl2CF3
Molecular mass: 152.9
Boiling point: 28°C Melting point: -107°C Relative density (water = 1): 1.5 Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.21 Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 14 Relative vapour density (air = 1): 6.4
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the eyes. The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system and cardiovascular system. This may result in narcosis and cardiac disorders.
Inhalation risk No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the liver.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
MAK: carcinogen category: 3
Avoid release to the environment because of its impact on the ozone layer. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment because it is persistent. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.
High concentrations in the air cause a deficiency of oxygen with the risk of unconsciousness or death. Check oxygen content before entering area.
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