- Halon 2302
- Ethane, 1,2-dibromo-1,1,2-trifluoro-
Colorless liquid with a faint odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
104 (25 C)
2.165 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Safety glasses/goggles or face shield. Impervious gloves.
None normally required. For large spills wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Spills may be picked up with absorbent such as vermiculite and held in covered container for disposal.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Active metals such as potassium, sodium and finely divided zinc, aluminum and magnesium. It will react with bases such as caustic soda and generate gases.
Toxic fumes of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, hydrogen fluoride, hydrogen bromide and carbonyl halides.
Material is non-flammable. Use method appropriate for surrounding fire. Fire-fighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus and with skin and eyes.
Decomposition products are toxic and corrosive.
Health hazards unknown. Similar compounds are anesthetics. Avoid breathing vapors and contact with skin. Acute effects of overexposure include intoxication, narcosis, anesthesia.
Try to induce vomiting. Seek medical help.
Remove to fresh air. Give artificial respiration if necessary.
Wash with soap and water.
Flush eyes for at least 15 minutes with copious quantities of water. Seek medical help.