Chlorine trifluoride is a corrosive, colourless gas
with a sweet odor and is highly irritating even at low concentrations.
It is a powerful oxidising agent causing ignition of many organic
compounds and ignites many metals at elevated temperatures. It reacts
violently with water. It is shipped as a liquefied gas under its own
Flammability Limits in air
Gas @ 70& degF(21.1°C),