NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards


CAS 76-15-3


RTECS KH7877500
Synonyms & Trade Names
Fluorocarbon-115; Freon® 115; Genetron® 115; Halocarbon 115; Monochloropentafluoroethane
DOT ID & Guide
1020 126


NIOSH REL: TWA 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL†: none
IDLH N.D. See: IDLH INDEX Conversion 1 ppm = 6.32 mg/m3
Physical Description
Colorless gas with a slight, ethereal odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.]
MW: 154.5
BP: -38°F
FRZ: -223°F
Sol(77°F): 0.006%
VP(70°F): 7.9 atm
IP: 12.96 eV
RGasD: 5.55

Fl.P: NA

Nonflammable Gas
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Alkalis, alkaline earth metals (e.g., aluminum powder, sodium, potassium, zinc)
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Personal Protection & Sanitation (See protection)
Skin: Frostbite
Eyes: Frostbite
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Frostbite wash
First Aid (See procedures)
Eye: Frostbite
Skin: Frostbite
Breathing: Respiratory support

Important additional information about respirator selection
Respirator Recommendations Not available.
Exposure Routes inhalation, skin and/or eye contact (liquid)
Symptoms Dyspnea (breathing difficulty); dizziness, incoordination, narcosis; nausea, vomiting; heart palpitations, cardiac arrhythmias, asphyxia; liquid: frostbite, dermatitis
Target Organs Skin, central nervous system, cardiovascular system
See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0848