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Fluorocarbons: Health Hazards

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Chemical Name

CAS-Number

ICSC Short-Term Exposure

ICSC Long-Term Exposure

ICSC Routes of Exposure and Symptoms

US NIOSH Target Organs & Routes of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE      75-63-8

Inhalation: dizziness

Skin: redness, on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

Heart; CNS Inh; con (liq)

Li-head; card arrhy; liq: frostbite

CHLORODIFLUOROBROMOMETHANE     353-59-3

skin

Inhalation: drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: On contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE       75-45-6

resp tract; skin; CNS; CVS

Inhalation: confusion, drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, pain

Resp sys; CVS; CNS; liver; spleen; kidneys Inh; con (liq)

Irrit resp sys; conf, drow, ringing in ears; heart palp, card arrhy; asphy; liver, kidney, spleen inj; liq: frostbite

CHLOROPENTAFLUOROETHANE  76-15-3

skin

Inhalation: dizziness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

Skin; CNS; CVS Inh; con (liq)

Dysp; dizz, inco, narco; nau, vomit; heart palp, card arrhy, asphy; liq: frostbite, derm

CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE     75-72-9

Inhalation: confusion, headache

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE    75-71-8

resp tract; skin; CNS; CVS; lungs

skin

Inhalation: confusion, drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, pain

CVS; PNS  Inh; con (liq)

Dizz, tremor, asphy, uncon, card arrhy, card arrest; liq: frostbite

DICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE       75-43-4

skin; CNS; CVS

Inhalation: drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Resp sys; CVS Inh; con (liq)

Asphy, card arrhy, card arrest; liq: frostbite

DIFLUORODIBROMOMETHANE     75-61-6

Resp sys; CNS; liver Inh; ing; con

In animals: irrit resp sys; CNS symptoms; liver damage

ENFLURANE       13838-16-9

CNS

liver

Inhalation: drowsiness, weakness

Eyes; CNS Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes; CNS depres, analgesia, anes, sez, resp depres

HALOTHANE      151-67-7

cardiovascular system; CNS

liver; kidneys; reproductive toxicity in humans

Inhalation: Confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea.

Skin: Dry skin, roughness.

Eyes: Redness.

Eyes; skin; resp sys; CVS; CNS; liver; kidneys; repro sys Inh; ing; con

In animals: irrit eyes, skin, muc memb; liver damage

OCTAFLUOROISOBUTYLENE       382-21-8

resp tract

Inhalation: Cough, irritant, shortness of breath, pulmonary oedema, sore throat, irritant. symptoms may be delayed

Skin: Redness, pain.

Eyes: Redness, pain.

PERFLUOROISOBUTYLENE         382-21-8

Inhalation: cough, irritantshortness of breath, pulmonary oedema, sore throat, irritant, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain

1,1,1,2-TETRACHLORO-2,2-DI­FLUOROETHANE            76-11-9

Resp sys; skin; eyes; CNS Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin; CNS depres; pulm edema; drow; dysp

1,1,2,2-TETRACHLORO-1,2-DI­FLUOROETHANE            76-12-0

Resp sys; skin; eyes; CNS Inh; ing; con

In animals: irrit eyes, skin; conj; pulm edema; narco

TETRAFLUOROMETHANE 75-73-0

CNS

Inhalation: confusion, headache

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

1,1,2-TRICHLORO-1,2,2-TRI­FLUOROETHANE            76-13-1

resp tract;skin; CNS; CVS

Inhalation: confusion, cough, drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain

Skin; heart; CNS; CVS Inh; ing; con

Irrit skin, throat; drow; derm; CNS depres; in animals: card arrhy, narco

TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE     75-69-4

eyes; skin; resp tract

Inhalation: confusion, drowsiness, shortness of breath, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, pain

CVS; skin; resp sys Inh; ing; con

Inco, tremor; derm; card arrhy, card arrest; asphy; liq: frostbite

VINYL FLUORIDE            75-02-5

eyes; resptract;nervous system

Inhalation: Dizziness, shortness of breath.

Skin: On contact with liquid: frostbite.

Eyes: On contact with liquid: frostbite.

CNS Inh; con (liq)

Head, dizz, conf, inco, narco, nau, vomit; liq: frostbite

VINYLIDINE FLUORIDE    75-38-7

Inhalation: dizziness, drowsiness, shortness of breath

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

CNS Inh; con (liq)

Dizz, head, nau; liq: frostbite

 

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Contents

Preface
Part I. The Body
Part II. Health Care
Part III. Management & Policy
Part IV. Tools and Approaches
Part V. Psychosocial and Organizational Factors
Part VI. General Hazards
Part VII. The Environment
Part VIII. Accidents and Safety Management
Part IX. Chemicals
Part X. Industries Based on Biological Resources
Part XI. Industries Based on Natural Resources
Part XII. Chemical Industries
Part XIII. Manufacturing Industries
Part XIV. Textile and Apparel Industries
Part XV. Transport Industries
Part XVI. Construction
Part XVII. Services and Trade
Part XVIII. Guides