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FOLPET
ICSC: 0156
Peer-Review Status: 12.11.2010 Validated
N-(Trichloromethylthio)phthalimide
2-{(Trichloromethyl)thio}-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione 
CAS #: 133-07-3 RTECS #: TI5685000
UN #: 3077 (n.o.s.)
EC #: 613-045-00-1
EINECS #: 205-088-6
    Formula: C9H4Cl3NO2S
Molecular mass: 296.6

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible under specific conditions. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation   Use ventilation (not if powder).  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Dry skin.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: protective gloves and chemical protection suit. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 20-36-40-43-50; S: (2)-36/37-46-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
Causes damage to the gastrointestinal tract through prolonged or repeated exposure if swallowed
Causes eye irritation
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Very toxic to aquatic life 
cancer;health hazexcl mark;warnenviro;aqua

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides and hydrogen chloride (see ICSC 0163). 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK (not established):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

Inhalation risk
A nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. The substance may have effects on the gastrointestinal tract. Tumours have been detected in experimental animals but may not be relevant to humans. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 177°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <0.0013
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.85  
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal. 

NOTES
If the pesticide is present under the form of a formulation containing hydrocarbon solvents, vomiting may not be induced.
If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s).
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Folpet (HSG 72, 1992)
       Folpet (FAO/PL:1969/M/17/1)
       Folpet (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 3)
       Folpet (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 4)
       Folpet (Pesticide residues in food: 1984 evaluations)
       Folpet (Pesticide residues in food: 1986 evaluations Part II Toxicology)
       Folpet (Pesticide residues in food: 1990 evaluations Toxicology)
       Folpet (Pesticide residues in food: 1995 evaluations Part II Toxicological & Environmental)