Toxic Gases & Vapors
Nitrogen oxyfluoride; [Merck Index]
Colorless gas; Can be bluish from impurities; [Merck Index]
Used as an oxidizer in rocket propellants, for stabilizing liquid sulfur trioxide, and as a fluorinating agent; [Merck Index]
Reacts with water forming nitrogen monoxide, nitric acid, and hydrogen fluoride; A strong skin, eye, and mucous membrane irritant; [Merck Index] See "Nitryl fluoride."
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: