Perfluorohexyl iodide

  • 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6-Tridecafluoro-6-iodohexane
Formula
CF3(CF2)4CF2I
Structure
Description
Clear very slight yellow liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
355-43-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-586-6
R 36/37/38
S 23 26 36
Beilstein/Gmelin
1802118
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00355
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C6F13I
Formula mass
445.95
Melting point, °C
-45
Boiling point, °C
117
Vapor pressure, mmHg
21 (25 C)
Density
2.0564 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.3289 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
7.22 kJ/mol
Heat of vaporization
34.1 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Do not store in direct sunlight. Store in a tightly closed container. Dark room.
Handling
Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical goggles. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear a chemical apron.
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.
Disposal code
2
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, sodium, potassium, magnesium.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride, hydrogen iodide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
>45
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. To extinguish fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
May cause irritation of the digestive tract. Expected to be a low ingestion hazard.
   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. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if irritation develops or persists.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
HS Code
2903 47 00