Perfluoromethylcyclohexane

  • Perfluoro(methylcyclohexane)
  • Undecafluoro(trifluoromethyl)cyclohexane
  • Flutec PP 2
Formula
C7F14
Structure
Description
Clear, colorless liquid.
Uses
as air-NAPL (nonaqueous phase liquids consisted of hydrocarbon fuels, C12-C70) partitioning tracers for remedial performance assessment in the vadose zone and (NAPLs) characterization

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
355-02-2
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-573-5
RTECS
GV7610000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
1915981
Beilstein Reference
4-05-00-00097
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7F14
Formula mass
350.06
Melting point, °C
-41.7
Boiling point, °C
76
Vapor pressure, mmHg
107 (25 C)
Critical temperature
213
Critical pressure
19.92
Density
1.78 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Viscosity
1.59 cp (25 C)
Refractive index
1.285 (17 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
5.17
Heat of vaporization
32.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a tightly closed container. Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Keep container tightly closed. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
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. Wear appropriate protective gloves and 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.
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
4
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
The toxicological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated. Inhalation of dust may cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
No information regarding skin irritation and other potential effects was found.
   Eyes
Dust may cause mechanical irritation. No information regarding eye irritation and other potential effects was found.

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 immediately.
   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 eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
2903 59 90