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Substance Name: Sulfur hexafluoride [USAN]
RN: 2551-62-4
UNII: WS7LR3I1D6
InChIKey: SFZCNBIFKDRMGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Sulfur hexafluoride. An inert gas used mainly as a test gas in respiratory physiology. Other uses include its injection in vitreoretinal surgery to restore the vitreous chamber and as a tracer in monitoring the dispersion and deposition of air pollutants.

Molecular Formula

  • F6-S

Molecular Weight

  • 146.054
 

Classification Codes

Classification Code

  • Diagnostic (Ultrasound)

Superlist Classification Codes

  • TWA (1000 ppm)
  • TWA 1000 ppm (6000 mg/m3)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Sulfur hexafluoride
  • Sulfur hexafluoride [USAN]

MeSH Heading

  • Sulfur hexafluoride

Synonyms

  • BRI
  • EC 219-854-2
  • EINECS 219-854-2
  • Elegas
  • Hexafluorosulfur
  • Hexafluorure de soufre
  • Hexafluorure de soufre [French]
  • HSDB 825
  • Lumason
  • R 7146
  • SonoVue
  • SonoVue (for the microbubble formulation)
  • Sulfur fluoride
  • Sulfur fluoride (SF6)
  • Sulfur fluoride (SF6), (OC-6-11)-
  • Sulfur hexafluoride
  • Sulfur hexafluoride lipid microsphere
  • Sulphur hexafluoride
  • UNII-WS7LR3I1D6

Systematic Names

  • Sulfur fluoride (SF6), (OC-6-11)-
  • Sulphur hexafluoride

Superlist Names

  • Sulfur fluoride, (OC-6-11)-
  • Sulfur hexafluoride
  • Sulfur hexafluoride [UN1080] [Nonflammable gas]
  • UN1080

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2551-62-4

FDA UNII

  • WS7LR3I1D6

Other Registry Numbers

  • 29267-82-1
  • 36575-03-8
  • 59109-69-2

System Generated Number

  • 0002551624

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/F6S/c1-7(2,3,4,5)6

InChIKey

SFZCNBIFKDRMGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

FS(F)(F)(F)(F)F

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rabbit LD50 intravenous 5790mg/kg (5790mg/kg)   Toxicology Letters. Vol. 1000(Sp,