NIOSH Publication No. 2005-151:

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

September 2005

Chloropentafluoroethane

CAS
76-15-3

CClF2CF3

RTECS
KH7877500
Synonyms & Trade Names

Fluorocarbon-115; Freon® 115; Genetron® 115; Halocarbon 115; Monochloropentafluoroethane
DOT ID & Guide
1020 / 126

Exposure
Limits

NIOSH REL: TWA 1000 ppm (6320 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL: none
IDLH
N.D. See: IDLH INDEX
Conversion
1 ppm = 6.32 mg/m3
Physical Description
Colorless gas with a slight, ethereal odor. [Note: Shipped as a liquefied compressed gas.]
MW: 154.5
BP: -38°F
FRZ: -223°F
Sol(77°F): 0.006%
VP(70°F): 7.9 atm
IP: 12.96 eV
RGasD: 5.55

Fl.P: NA
UEL: NA
LEL: NA

Nonflammable Gas
Incompatibilities & Reactivities

Alkalis, alkaline earth metals (e.g., aluminum powder, sodium, potassium, zinc)
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Personal Protection & Sanitation
(See protection)
Skin: Frostbite
Eyes: Frostbite
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Frostbite wash
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Frostbite
Skin: Frostbite
Breathing: Respiratory support

Respirator Recommendations
Not available.
Important additional information about respirator selection
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact (liquid)
Symptoms
Dyspnea (breathing difficulty); dizziness, incoordination, narcosis; nausea, vomiting; heart palpitations, cardiac arrhythmias, asphyxia; liquid: frostbite, dermatitis
Target Organs
Skin, central nervous system, cardiovascular system
See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0848