Safety (MSDS) data for methoxyflurane  

Safety (MSDS) data for methoxyflurane

Hazard: harmful


    Synonyms: 1,1-difluoro-2,2-dichloro-1-methoxyethane, DA759, 2,2-dichloro-1,1-difluoroethyl methyl ether, metofane, penthrane, pentran, pentrane, analgizer, anecotan, ingalan, inhala, methoflurane, methoxane, metoxifluran, MOF, MSC-110432
    Use: inhalation anesthetic
    Molecular formula: C3H4Cl2F2O
    CAS No: 76-38-0
    EC No:

Physical data

    Appearance: colourless liquid
    Melting point: -35 C
    Boiling point: 105 C
    Vapour density:
    Vapour pressure:
    Density (g cm-3): 1.426
    Flash point: 63 C
    Explosion limits:
    Autoignition temperature:
    Water solubility: negligible



    May cause systemic effects in humans if inhaled. Experimental teratogen. Eye irritant.

    Toxicity data
    (The meaning of any abbreviations which appear in this section is given here.)
    ORL-HMN LDLO 140 mg kg-1
    IHL-HMN TCLO 3500 ppm/1h
    IHL-RAT LD50 123 g/m3/4h
    IHL-MUS LC50 118 g/m3/2h
    IHL-MAM LC50 34 g/m3

    Risk phrases
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Transport information

    (The meaning of any UN hazard codes which appear in this section is given here.)
    UN No 8027. Hazard class 9.

Personal protection

    Safety glasses, adequate ventilation.

    Safety phrases
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