1,2,3,5-Tetrafluoro-4-nitrobenzene

  • Benzene, 1,2,3,5-tetrafluoro-4-nitro-
Formula
C6HF4NO2
Structure
Description
Pale-yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
314-41-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-246-7
Beilstein/Gmelin
2053796
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-00721

Properties.
Formula
C6HF4NO2
Formula mass
195.07
Melting point, °C
-5
Boiling point, °C
177 - 178
Density
1.51 g/cm3
Refractive index
1.4651 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from heat and flame. Store in a cool, dry place. Keep containers tightly closed.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Empty containers retain product residue, (liquid and/or vapor), and can be dangerous. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose empty containers to heat, sparks or open flames.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill using an absorbent, non-combustible material such as earth, sand, or vermiculite.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
71
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Exposure to fluoride compounds can result in systemic toxic effects on the heart, liver, and kidneys. It may also deplete calcium levels in the body leading to hypocalcemia and death.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Skin
No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found.
   Eyes
No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid immediately. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.