Fluoroacetone

Agent Name
Fluoroacetone
CAS Number
430-51-3
Formula
C3-H5-F-O
Major Category
Toxic Gases & Vapors
Fluoroacetone formula graphical representation
Synonyms
Acetone, fluoro-; [ChemIDplus] 2-Propanone, 1-fluoro-; [RTECS]
Category
Other Toxic Gases & Vapors
Description
Colorless liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Comments
Causes multiple liver effects, acute tubular necrosis and changes in the spleen in inhalation lethal-concentration studies of mice; [RTECS] A lachrymator and vesicant; Highly toxic by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; Targets the liver, spleen, and kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Chloroacetone."
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
63.4 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (mouse) = 1,000 mg/m3

Adverse Effects

Lachrymator
Yes
Toxic Pneumonitis
Yes
Dermatotoxin
Skin burns

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