NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards


CAS 406-90-6


RTECS KO4250000
Synonyms & Trade Names
2,2,2-Trifluoroethoxyethene; 2,2,2-Trifluoroethyl vinyl ether
DOT ID & Guide


NIOSH REL*: C 2 ppm (10.3 mg/m3) [60-minute] [*Note: REL for exposure to waste anesthetic gas.]
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH N.D. See: IDLH INDEX Conversion 1 ppm = 5.16 mg/m3
Physical Description
Liquid. [inhalation anesthetic] [Note: A gas above 109°F.]
MW: 126.1
BP: 109°F
FRZ: ?
Sol: ?
VP: 286 mmHg
IP: ?

Sp.Gr: 1.14
Fl.P: ?
UEL: ?
LEL: ?

Combustible Liquid [potentially EXPLOSIVE!]
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Measurement Methods
None available
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