Hexafluoroglutaryl fluoride (Perfluoropentanedioyl difluoride)

Material Safety Data Sheet

Section 1 - Chemical Identification

Exfluor Product ID: C5DIACF
Name: Hexafluoroglutaryl fluoride
Synonyms: Perfluoropentanedioyl difluoride
Chemical Formula: FOC(CF2)3COF
Issue Date: 09/26/2000
Revised: 07/21/2008

Section 2 - Composition/Information on Ingredients

CAS#: 678-78-4

Section 3 - Hazards Identification

Precautionary Statements: Irritant. Hightly toxic. Keep cool. Moisture Sensitive. Very toxic by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. FOR R&D USE ONLY.
Target Organs: None known

Section 4 - First-Aid Measures

Eyes: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.
Skin: Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Allow victim to rinse his mouth with water provided person is conscious. Drink 2-4 cupfulls of water, and seek medical advice.

Section 5 - Fire Fighting Measures

General Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and protective gear.
Extinguishing Media: In case of fire, use water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, or polymer foam.
Flash Point: Not available
Fire Hazard:
Combustion: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen fluoride

Section 6 - Accidental Release Measures

General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as in section 8.
Spills/Leaks: Do not touch spilled material. Stop leak if possible without personal risk. Small spills: Avoid raising dust. Collect spilled material in appropriate container for disposal. Absorbent may be used. Move containers away from spill to a safe area. Large spills: dike for later disposal. Keep unnecessary people away, isolate hazard area and deny entry. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.

Section 7 - Handling and Storage

General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as in section 8.
Precautions: Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.

Section 8 - Exposure Controls/Personal Protection

Exposure Limits: No occupational exposure limits established.
Ventilation: Provide local exhaust or process enclosure ventilitation system. Ventilation equipment should be explosion-resistant if explosive concentrations of material are present.
Respiratory Protection: Wear a NIOSH/MSHA approved (or equivalent) respirator.
Eye Protection: Wear splash resistant safety goggles with a faceshield. Provide an emergency eye wash fountain and quick drench shower in the immediate work area.
Gloves: Wear appropriate chemical resistant glove.

Section 9 - Physical Properties

Molecular Formula: C5F8O2
Physical State: Clear liquid
Boiling Point: 46-47 C
Melting Point:
Freezing Point:
Liquid Density:
Specific Gravity:
Vapor Pressure:
Refractive Index:
Molecular Weight: 244
Solubility: Reacts with water

Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity

Stability: Stable at normal temperatures.
Conditions to Avoid: Extreme heat
Incompatibilities: Water, alcohol, alkalis
Hazardous Polymerization: Will not polymerize.
Hazardous Combustion: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen fluoride

Section 11 - Toxicological Information

Acute Effects: May cause irritation of the respiratory tract, eyes, and skin.
Chronic Effects: No data available
Toxicological Data: Toxicological properties have not been fully investigated.

Section 12 - Ecological Information

Data not yet available.

Section 13 - Disposal Information

Place in a chemical secured landfill or incinerate at 1200 (C) with a 2 second dwell time or at 1600 (C) with a 1.5 second dwell time.

Section 14 - Transportation Information

Shipping Name: Toxic by inhalation liquid, corrosive, n.o.s. (Hexafluoroglutaryl fluoride)
UN/ID#: UN 3389
Hazard Class: 6.1, (8)
Packing Group: 1
Labels: 6.1, 8 & Marine pollutant

Section 15 - Regulatory Information

Not on TSCA Inventory, For R&D use only.

Indication of Danger: Xi - Irritant
R-Phrases: 36/37/38
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
S-Phrases: 26-36/37/39
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection.

Section 16 - Other Information

The above information is believed to be correct, but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. Exfluor Research Corporation shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product.