Accession Number : ADA303785

Title :   Acute Toxicity Evaluation of Halon Replacement Trifluoroiodomethane (CFsub3I)

Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug-Dec 93,

Corporate Author : MANTECH ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGY INC DAYTON OH

Personal Author(s) : Kinkead, E. R. ; Salins, S. A. ; Wolfe, R. E. ; Leahy, H. F.

PDF Url : ADA303785

Report Date : FEB 1994

Pagination or Media Count : 20

Abstract : Trifluorojodomethane (CF3I) is being considered as a replacement compound for Halon 1301. The material would be used as a flooding agent for in-flight aircraft and electronic equipment fires and for fire extinguishment in confined spaces. A series of 4-h nose-only inhalation exposures were performed on F-344 rats at 1.0 and 0.5% CF3I. No signs of toxic stress were noted during or following exposure. Inhalation of CF3I at concentrations of 1.0 or 0.5% in the atmosphere did not result in any observable toxicological effects.

Descriptors :   *TOXICITY, *FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, *INHALATION, TEST AND EVALUATION, STRESSES, AIRCRAFT, ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT, SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS, INFLIGHT, REPLACEMENT, CONFINEMENT(GENERAL), FLOODING, HALOGENATED HYDROCARBONS, TOXICOLOGY.

Subject Categories : Toxicology
      Biochemistry
      Safety Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE