Safety (MSDS) data for isoflurane  

Safety (MSDS) data for isoflurane


    Synonyms: 1-chloro-2,2,2-trifluoroethyldifluoromethyl ether, isofluorane, forane, aerrane
    Use: anaesthetic
    Molecular formula: C3H2ClF5O
    CAS No: 26675-46-7
    EC No: 247-897-7

Physical data

    Appearance: colourless liquid
    Melting point:
    Boiling point:
    Vapour density:
    Vapour pressure: 330 mm Hg at 25 C
    Density (g cm-3): 1.45
    Flash point:
    Explosion limits:
    Autoignition temperature:
    Water solubility: insoluble




    Irritant. Chronic exposure may be harmful. Anaesthetic.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    IHL-RAT LC50 15300 ppm/3h

    Risk phrases
    (The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    R36 R37 R38.

Transport information

    Non-hazardous for air, sea and road freight.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses, good ventilation.

    Safety phrases
    (The meaning of any safety phrases which appear in this section is given here.)
    S26 S36 S37 S39.

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