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Fluorine

Chemical Properties

Melting point -220°C
Boiling point -188°C
Density  1.695(15℃)
vapor pressure  >760 mmHg at 20 °C
refractive index  1.000195
storage temp.  -20°C
form  pale yellow gas
Odor Strong ozone-like odor detectable at 0.1 to 0.2 ppm
Water Solubility  reacts
Exposure limits TLV-TWA 1 ppm (~2 mg/m3) (ACGIH and MSHA), 0.1 ppm (OSHA); IDLH 25 ppm (NIOSH).
Stability Stable. Extremely strong oxidant which may react violently with combustible materials, including plastics, reducing agents and organic material. Reacts with water to form corrosive acids.
CAS DataBase Reference 7782-41-4(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Fluorine(7782-41-4)
EPA Substance Registry System Fluorine (7782-41-4)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  T+,C
Risk Statements  7-26-35
Safety Statements  9-26-36/37/39-45
RIDADR  UN 1045/9192
DOT Classification 2.3, Hazard Zone A (Gas poisonous by inhalation)
HazardClass  2.3
Hazardous Substances Data 7782-41-4(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LC50 (1 hr) inhalation by rats, mice, guinea pigs: 185, 150, 170 ppm (by vol) (Keplinger, Suissa)
IDLA 25 ppm

MSDS

Usage And Synthesis