- Trifluoromethyl cyanide
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
16200 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep tightly closed. Cylinder temperature should not exceed 125 F (52 C).
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Government approved respirator in nonventilated areas and/or for exposure above the TLV or PEL.
Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Carbon monoxide, Nitrogen oxides, Hydrogen fluoride, Hydrogen cyanide.
Extinguish using Use water spray or fog nozzle to keep cylinder cool. Move cylinder away from fire if there is no risk. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Fire will produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Very toxic by inhalation. nonflammable high-pressure liquid and gas.
May be harmful if swallowed.
May be fatal if inhaled. Material may be irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Can cause rapid suffocation.
May cause skin irritation. Skin contact may produce local frostbite, anesthesia and also may be irritating due to defatting action. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin.
May cause eye irritation.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water.
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.