NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards


CAS 13838-16-9


RTECS KN6800000
Synonyms & Trade Names
2-Chloro-1-(difluoromethoxy)-1,1,2-trifluoroethane; 2-Chloro-1,1,2-trifluoroethyl difluoromethyl ether; Ethrane®
DOT ID & Guide


NIOSH REL*: C 2 ppm (15.1 mg/m3) [60-minute] [*Note: REL for exposure to waste anesthetic gas.]
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH N.D. See: IDLH INDEX Conversion 1 ppm = 7.55 mg/m3
Physical Description
Clear, colorless liquid with a mild, sweet odor. [inhalation anesthetic]
MW: 184.5
BP: 134°F
FRZ: ?
Sol: Low
VP: 175 mmHg
IP: ?

Sp.Gr(77°F): 1.52
Fl.P: NA

Noncombustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Measurement Methods
OSHA 29, 103
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Personal Protection & Sanitation (See protection)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation

First Aid (See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Important additional information about respirator selection
Respirator Recommendations Not available.
Exposure Routes inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms Irritation eyes; central nervous system depression, analgesia, anesthesia, convulsions, respiratory depression
Target Organs Eyes, central nervous system
See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0887