Ethene, chlorotrifluoro-, homopolymer

  • Voltalef 10
  • Halocarbon Oil 13-21
  • Fluorolube 2000
  • Poly(chlorotrifluoroethene)
  • Poly(1-chloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethylene)
  • Poly(ethylene trifluoride chloride)
Formula
HomopolymerofC2F3Cl

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
9002-83-9
RTECS
VN2100000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
(C2ClF3)x
Density
1.9 g/cm3 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Do not reuse this container.
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
A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Can detonate when contact with aluminum or magnesium. Reacts violently with sodium, potassium, amines, liquid fluorine, and liquid chlroine trifluoride.
Decomposition
Hydrogen chloride, chlorine, hydrogen fluoride, fluoride fumes.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Extinguishing media: Use extinguishing media most appropriate for the surrounding fire.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Low hazard for usual industrial handling. May cause mild digestive tract irritation.
   Inhalation
Low hazard for usual industrial handling. Inhalation of a mist of this material may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause mild skin irritation. Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
   Eyes
May cause mild eye irritation. Low hazard for normal industrial handling.

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 if irritation or symptoms occur.
   Inhalation
Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.