1,1,1 Trichloroethane

CAS #: 71-55-6

Synonyms:  methylchloroform

Uses: Solvent for cleaning precision instruments, metal degreasing, pesticide, textile processing.

Hazard: INHALATION:  symptoms range from loss of equilibrium and incoordination to loss of consciousness; high concentration can be fatal due to simple asphyxiation combined with loss of consciousness.  INGESTION: produces effects similar to inhalation and may cause some feeling of nausea.  EYES:  slightly irritating and lachrymatory. SKIN:  defatting action may cause dermatitis.