Perfluorooctyl iodide

  • Heptadecafluoro-1-iodooctane
  • 1-Iodoperfluorooctane
  • Octane, 1,1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5,6,6,7,7,8,8-heptadecafluoro-8-iodo-
  • Perfluoro-1-iodooctane
Formula
C8F17I
Structure
Description
Clear light pink liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
507-63-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
208-079-5
R 36/37/38
RTECS
RG9700050
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
1717141
Beilstein Reference
4-01-00-00425
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8F17I
Formula mass
545.96
Melting point, °C
25
Boiling point, °C
160
Vapor pressure, mmHg
3 (25 C)
Density
2.071 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.336 (20 C)
Partition coefficient, pKow
9.00
Heat of vaporization
38.1 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.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases, light.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrogen fluoride, hydrogen iodide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
69
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. 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. 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.