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General Description

Synonyms: Fluoroethene; Fluoroethylene; Monofluoroethylene; Vinyl fluoride monomer

OSHA IMIS Code Number: V128

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 75-02-5

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: YZ7351000

Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: 1860 116P

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

colorless gas with a faint, ethereal odor
molecular weight: 46.05
vapor pressure: 25.2 atm
boiling point: -98°F

Exposure Limits

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 1 ppm TWA; Appendix A2 (Suspect Human Carcinogen)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 1 ppm TWA; 5 ppm Ceiling [use 1910.1017]

Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Headache, Dizziness, Confusion, Incoordination; Narcosis, Nausea, Vomiting; liquid - frostbite

Affected Organs: CNS

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