Substance Information

Trifluoroiodomethane

EC / List no.: 219-014-5

CAS no.: 2314-97-8

Mol. formula: CF3I

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Warning! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance is suspected of causing genetic defects.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance is harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

  • M

Possibly Mutagenic

This substance is registered under the REACH Regulation and is manufactured in and / or imported to the European Economic Area, at ≥ 1 to < 10 tonnes per annum.

This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing and at industrial sites.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: heat transfer fluids.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: machinery and vehicles.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. cooling liquids in refrigerators, oil-based electric heaters) and outdoor use in close systems with minimal release (e.g. hydraulic liquids in automotive suspension, lubricants in motor oil and break fluids).

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: heat transfer fluids and laboratory chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, semiconductors and heat transfer fluids.
This substance is used in the following areas: building & construction work.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, machinery and vehicles, fabricated metal products and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: of substances in closed systems with minimal release, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.

Manufacture

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

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