Chloropentafluoroethane

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Chloropentafluoroethane
Full displayed formula of chloropentafluoroethane
Space-filling model of the chloropentafluoroethane molecule
Names
IUPAC name
1-chloro-1,1,2,2,2-pentafluoroethane
Other names
Freon 115, CFC-115, R-115, Fluorocarbon-115, Genetron 115, Halocarbon 115, Monochloropentafluoroethane
Identifiers
76-15-3 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL502216 YesY
ChemSpider 6190 YesY
Jmol 3D model Interactive image
UNII SJG47X19V4 YesY
Properties
C2ClF5
Molar mass 154.466 g/mol
Appearance Colorless gas
Odor Ethereal
Melting point −99 °C (−146 °F; 174 K)
Boiling point −39.1 °C (−38.4 °F; 234.1 K)
59 mg/L
Vapor pressure 7.9 atm (21°C)[1]
Hazards
Main hazards In high concentrations may cause asphyxiation.[2]
Flash point 70.4 °C (158.7 °F; 343.5 K)
US health exposure limits (NIOSH):
PEL (Permissible)
none[1]
REL (Recommended)
TWA 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3)[1]
IDLH (Immediate danger)
N.D.[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Chloropentafluoroethane is a chlorofluorocarbon once used as a refrigerant. Its production and consumption has been banned since 1 January 1996 under the Montreal Protocol because of its ozone-depleting potential.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards #0131". National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). 
  2. ^ http://encyclopedia.airliquide.com/sds/en/030_AL_EN.pdf
  3. ^ Ozone Depleting Substances List (Montreal Protocol)