Boron Trifluoride

CAS RN:7637-07-2

Protective Equipment / Clothing

Wear special protective clothing and positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus.

Air supplied respirators should only be used in certain non-routine ... or emergency situations when air concn of boron trifluoride are sufficient to form visible mist. Proper impervious protective clothing incl gloves, aprons, suits, boots, goggles, and face shields ... as needed to prevent skin and eye contact ...

Respirator Recommendations: Up to 10 ppm:

Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 10 Any supplied-air respirator. Substance reported to cause eye irritation or damage; may require eye protection.

Respirator Recommendations: Up to 25 ppm:

Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 25 Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode. Substance reported to cause eye irritation or damage; may require eye protection.
APF = 50 Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece.
APF = 50 Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece.

Respirator Recommendations: Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:

Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 10,000 Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode.
APF = 10,000 Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus.

Respirator Recommendations: Escape:

Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 50 Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted canister providing protection against the compound of concern./Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus.

Protective gloves. Cold-insulating gloves. Protective clothing. Face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.

Personnel protection: Wear positively pressure self-contained breathing apparatus... Wear appropriate chemical protective clothing.

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