Methyl perfluorooctanoate

Formula
C9H3F15O2
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
376-27-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-808-1
S 23 24/25
Beilstein/Gmelin
1809817
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00995
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H3F15O2
Formula mass
428.10
Boiling point, °C
157 - 158
Density
1.684 g/cm3 (27 C)
Refractive index
1.304 (27 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep away from sources of ignition. Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles, protective gloves and clothing to prevent 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
Absorb spill with inert material, (e.g., dry sand or earth), then place into a chemical waste container.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, alkali metals.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
65
Fire fighting
Wear approved SCBA in full pressure-demand and full protective gear. Combustible Liquid. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Get medical aid. Wash mouth out with water.
   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.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower lids. Get medical aid.

Transport.