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TRIFLURALIN
ICSC: 0205
Peer-Review Status: 27.10.1994 Validated
alpha, alpha, alpha-Trifluoro-2,6-dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-p-toluidine
2,6-Dinitro-N,N-dipropyl-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzenamine 
CAS #: 1582-09-8 RTECS #: XU9275000
EC #: 609-046-00-1
EINECS #: 216-428-8
    Formula: C13H16F3N3O4
Molecular mass: 335.3

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, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!   
Inhalation   Use ventilation (not if powder).  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety spectacles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion   Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Rest. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable 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: Xi, N; R: 36-43-50/53; S: (2)-24-37-60-61 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS ORANGE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic and corrosive fumes including nitrogen oxides and hydrogen fluoride. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying or when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

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

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point at 0.5kPa: 139-140°C
Melting point: 49°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.014
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.07  
This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to aquatic organisms and bees. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Agreflan, Agriflan 24, Crisalin, Digermin, Elancolan, Nitran, Olitref, Treflanocide, Treficon, Treflam, Treflan, Trifurex are trade names.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See section EU classification. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Trifluralin (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 53, 1991)
       Trifluralin (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 54, 1992)