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Substance Name: Fluorine
RN: 7782-41-4
UNII: 284SYP0193
InChIKey: PXGOKWXKJXAPGV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • A nonmetallic, diatomic gas that is a trace element and member of the halogen family. It is used in dentistry as fluoride (FLUORIDES) to prevent dental caries.

Molecular Formulas

  • F
  • F2

Molecular Weight

  • 37.996
 

Classification Codes

Classification Code

  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 211
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 211
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
  • Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ) = 500 lb
  • TWA (1 ppm); STEL (2 ppm)
  • TWA 0.1 ppm (0.2 mg/m3)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Fluorine

MeSH Heading

  • Fluorine

Synonyms

  • Bifluoriden
  • Bifluoriden [Dutch]
  • EINECS 231-954-8
  • Fluor
  • Fluor [Dutch, French, German, Polish]
  • Fluorine
  • Fluorine-19
  • Fluorine-elemental
  • Fluoro
  • Fluoro [Italian]
  • Fluorures acide
  • Fluorures acide [French]
  • Fluoruri acidi
  • Fluoruri acidi [Italian]
  • HSDB 541
  • RCRA waste number P056
  • Saeure fluoride
  • Saeure fluoride [German]
  • UNII-284SYP0193

Systematic Name

  • Fluorine

Superlist Names

  • Fluorine
  • Fluorine, compressed
  • Fluorine, compressed [UN1045] [Poison gas]
  • RCRA waste no. P056
  • UN1045

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7782-41-4

FDA UNII

  • 284SYP0193

Other Registry Numbers

  • 28077-97-6
  • 719993-31-4

System Generated Number

  • 0007782414

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/F2/c1-2

InChIKey

PXGOKWXKJXAPGV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

FF

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LC50 inhalation 1120mg/m3/15M (1120mg/m3) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: "FIBROSIS, FOCAL (PNEUMOCONIOSIS)"

BRAIN AND COVERINGS: RECORDINGS FROM SPECIFIC AREAS OF CNS
"Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 234, 1999.
guinea pig LC50 inhalation 170ppm/1H (170ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: IRITIS: EYE
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 29, Pg. 10, 1968.
mouse LC50 inhalation 150ppm/1H (150ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: IRITIS: EYE
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 29, Pg. 10, 1968.
rabbit LC50 inhalation 270ppm/30M (270ppm) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: IRITIS: EYE

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 29, Pg. 10, 1968.
rat LC50 inhalation 185ppm/1H (185ppm) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: CONJUNCTIVE IRRITATION: EYE
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 29, Pg. 10, 1968.