Praxair Material Safety Data Sheet
1. Chemical Product and Company Identification
Chemical Formula: C2CIF3
Emergencies: * 1-800-363-0042
Praxair Canada Inc.
1 City Centre Drive
Mississauga, ON L5B 1M2
Trifluorovinyl Chloride, Refrigerant Gas
*Call emergency numbers 24 hours a day only for spills, leaks, fire, exposure, or accidents involving this
product. For routine information, contact your supplier or Praxair sales representative.
2. Composition and Information on Ingredients
(inhibited with 1%
(Rat, 4 hrs.)
3. Hazards Identification
Toxic, flammable gas. May be fatal if inhaled. May form explosive mixtures with air. May cause
eye, skin, and respiratory tract burns. may cause liver and kidney damage. Symptoms may be
delayed. Self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing must be required by
THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE: TLV-TWA Data from 2007 Guide to Occupational Exposure Values (ACGIH).
TLV-TWAs should be used as a guide in the control of health hazards and not as fine lines between safe and
EFFECTS OF A SINGLE (ACUTE) OVEREXPOSURE:
Moderately toxic. May cause skin irritation and pulmonary edema. Asphyxiant. Effects are
due to lack of oxygen. High concentrations may cause headaches, drowsiness, dizziness,
nausea, vomiting, disorientation, confusion, uncoordination and narcosis. Lack of oxygen can