Material Safety Data Sheet
AIRGAS INC., on behalf of its subsidiaries
259 North Radnor-Chester Road
Radnor, PA 19087-5283
In case of emergency
Section 1. Chemical product and company identification
: R123 DICHLOROTRIFLUOROETHANE
Inhalation Dermal Eyes
Section 2. Hazards identification
Routes of entry
Potential acute health effects
Acts as a simple asphyxiant.
Moderately irritating to eyes. Contact with rapidly expanding gas may cause burns or
Ingestion is not a normal route of exposure for gases
Slightly irritating to the skin. Contact with rapidly expanding gas may cause burns or
See toxicological information (section 11)
MAY CAUSE EYE IRRITATION.
CONTENTS UNDER PRESSURE.
Do not puncture or incinerate container. Avoid contact with eyes. Wash thoroughly after
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
aggravated by over-
Acute or chronic respiratory conditions may be aggravated by overexposure to this gas.
Potential chronic health
Contact with rapidly expanding gases can cause frostbite.
AIHA WEEL (United States, 1/2008).
TWA: 50 ppm 8 hour(s).
Section 3. Composition, Information on Ingredients
As this product is a gas, refer to the inhalation section.
Check for and remove any contact lenses. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water
for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medi