Perfluorooctyl bromide Perfluoro-1-bromooctane (1-Bromoheptadecafluorooctane)
Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1 - Chemical Identification
Exfluor Product ID: C8BR
Name: Perfluorooctyl bromide Perfluoro-1-bromooctane
Chemical Formula: CF3(CF2)7Br
Issue Date: 02/08/1996
Section 2 - Composition/Information on Ingredients
Section 3 - Hazards Identification
Precautionary Statements: Irritant, irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. 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
Combustion: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen fluoride, Hydrogen bromide, Bromine
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: cover with dry lime, soda ash, or other absorbent, pick up, keep in a closed container and hold for waste disposal. Move containers away from spill to a safe area. Large spills: dike for lateral 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. Store in a tightly closed container. Keep seperated from incompitable substances.
Section 8 - Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Exposure Limits: Avoid prolonged or repeated exposure. Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place. Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent exposure.
Ventilation: Provide local exhaust or process enclosure ventilitation system.
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: C8BrF17
Physical State: Clear liquid
Boiling Point: 142 C
Specific Gravity: 1.93
Refractive Index: 1.3048
Molecular Weight: 499
Section 10 - Stability and Reactivity
Stability: Stable at normal temperatures.
Conditions to Avoid: Avoid extreme heat.
Incompatibilities: Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous Combustion: Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen fluoride, Hydrogen bromide, Bromine
Section 11 - Toxicological Information
Acute Effects: May cause irritation of the respiratory tract, eyes, and skin.
Chronic Effects: No data available
Toxicological Data: The toxicological properties of this material 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
Section 15 - Regulatory Information
Not on TSCA Inventory, For R&D use only.
CLASSIFICATION AND LABELING ACCORDING TO EU DIRECTIVES
Indication of Danger: Xi - Irritant
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
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.