fisher scientific

Health risk rating5
Safety risk rating4
Environmental risk rating4

General Information

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Product Synonyms

2,2,2-Trifluoro-1-phenylethanone; Phenyl trifluoromethyl ketone



Emergency telephone

US 001-201-796-7100 / Europe +32 14 57 52 99

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fisher scientific

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2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture

This chemical is considered hazardous by the 2012 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) Flammable liquids Category 3 Skin Corrosion/Irritation Category 2 Serious Eye Damage/Eye Irritation Category 2 Specific target organ toxicity (single exposure) Category 3 Target Organs - Respiratory system.

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Hazard statements

Flammable liquid and vapor Causes skin irritation Causes serious eye irritation May cause respiratory irritation


Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking Keep container tightly closed Ground/bond container and receiving equipment Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting equipment Use only non-sparking tools Take precautionary measures against static discharge Keep cool Inhalation IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell Skin If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower Wash contaminated clothing before reuse Eyes IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention Fire In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam for extinction


Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed Store locked up


Dispose of contents/container to an approved waste disposal plant

2.3 Other hazards

Lachrymator (substance which increases the flow of tears)

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