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Document ID (ISN)106686
CIS number 07-511
Year 2006
Convention or series no. ECETOC JACC No.52
Title Trifluoroethane (HFC-143a) (CAS No. 420-46-2)
Bibliographic information European Centre for Ecotoxicology and Toxicology of Chemicals (ECETOC), Avenue E. Van Nieuwenhuyse 4, Bte. 6, 1160 Bruxelles, Belgium, Oct. 2006. 52p. 59 ref.
Abstract Conclusions of this criteria document: a preliminary report on a human volunteer toxicokinetic study did not indicate any adverse effect in individuals exposed to 500 ppm for 2 hours; animal experiments indicate a low acute toxicity. In the USA an occupational exposure limit (8hr time-weighted average) of 1,000 ppm is recommended by the American Industrial hygiene Association.
Descriptors (primary) trifluoroethane; ecotoxicology; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; criteria document; permissible levels
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Pollution control
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Fluorocarbons