Fluorographite

  • Fluorine, compound with graphite
  • Fluorine-graphite intercalation compound
  • Graphite fluoride
  • Foracarb
  • Cefbon CM
  • Monoron S
Formula
C.xF2
Description
Clumpy, brown to black powder.
Uses
Solid lubricant.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
11113-63-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
234-345-5
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C.xF2
Formula mass
Varies
Solubility in water
Insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a tightly sealed container, in a cool, dry location.
Protection
Use approved safety glasses or goggles. Impervious gloves and protective clothing to prevent skin contact.
Respirators
Use of a dust mask is recommended.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep or vacuum according to normal housekeeping practices.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures at pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing and reducing agents, hydrazine.
Decomposition
Thermal decomposition or combustion may produce dense smoke containing corrosive and/or toxic gases, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrofluoric acid and fluorinated decomposition products.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using water. Contain run-off from fire. Run-off may be corrosive and/or toxic. Fire fighters and others who may be exposed to combustion products should wear fire-fighting gear and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Equipment and gear should be decontaminated after use.
Hazards
Thermal decomposition or combustion may produce dense smoke containing corrosive and/or toxic gases. Fluorine will be generated and, in the presence of water, hydrofluoric acid will also be present.
Combustion products
Carbon Monoxide, Carbon Dioxide, Fluorine
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
No known hazards, but may irritate gastrointestinal tract.
   Inhalation
May cause irritation to respiratory tract.
   Skin
No known hazards, but may be mildly irritating.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If large amounts swallowed, give water and get medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If breathing difficulties persist, get medical attention.
   Skin
Flush skin with water.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water for 15 minutes. If exposure persists, get medial attention.

Transport.