Perfluorosuccinic anhydride

  • Tetrafluorosuccinic anhydride
  • 3,3,4,4-Tetrafluorodihydro-2,5-furandione
  • Perfluorosuccinic acid anhydride
Formula
C4F4O3
Structure
Description
Clear liquid.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
699-30-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-832-0
Canada DSL/NDSL
NDSL
US TSCA
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C4F4O3
Formula mass
172.04
Melting point, °C
13
Boiling point, °C
54 - 55
Vapor pressure, mmHg
244 (25 C)
Density
1.621 g/cm3
Solubility in water
Soluble
Partition coefficient, pKow
-0.33
Heat of vaporization
29.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear splash resistant safety goggles with a faceshield. Provide an emergency eye wash fountain and quick drench shower in the immediate work area. Wear appropriate chemical resistant glove.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH/MSHA approved (or equivalent) respirator.
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch spilled material. Stop leak if possible without personal risk. Small spills: cover with dry lime, soda ash, or other absorbent, pick up, keep in a closed container and hold for waste disposal. Move containers away from spill to a safe area. Large spills: dike for lateral disposal. Keep unnecessary people away, isolate hazard area and deny entry. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen fluoride.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
-11
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and protective gear. Wse water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical, or polymer foam.

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do not induce vomiting. Allow victim to rinse his mouth with water provided person is conscious. Drink 2-4 cupfuls of water, and seek medical advice.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Assure adequate flushing of the eyes by separating the eyelids with fingers.

Transport.