Fluorosulfuric acid; Fluosulfonic acid; Fluosulfuric acid; Monofluorosulfuric acid; Fluorosulphuric acid; [ChemIDplus] UN1777
Colorless liquid that fumes in moist air; [Merck Index] Colorless to light yellow liquid with a choking odor; [CHRIS]
Used in the chemical industry as a fluorinating agent and catalyst; Used in electropolishing; [HSDB]
Highly corrosive to skin; [Quick CPC] Reacts with water producing hydrofluoric acid and sulfuric acid; [HSDB] Corrosive to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause pulmonary edema; [ICSC] See the Process, "Toxic Gas from Spilling Chemical in Water."
Not TIH in land-based spills, but TiH substance released when spilled in water; [ERG 2016]
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: