4-Fluorobenzyl Isocyanate

  • Benzene, 1-fluoro-4-(isocyanatomethyl)-
  • 1-Fluoro-4-isocyanatomethylbenzene
Formula
C8H6FNO
Structure
Description
Liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
132740-43-3
Beilstein/Gmelin
5807578

Properties.
Formula
C8H6FNO
Formula mass
151.14
Boiling point, °C
47 (0.1 torr)
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Store protected from moisture.
Handling
Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wash clothing before reuse.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
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
Sweep up or absorb material, then place into a suitable clean, dry, closed container for disposal. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation. Do not get water inside containers.
Stability
Stable at room temperature in closed containers under normal storage and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, acids, amines, alcohols.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, carbon dioxide, cyanide fumes, hydrogen fluoride, cyanides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use carbon dioxide or dry chemical. Do NOT get water inside containers.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation. Lachrymator.

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.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.