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BIORESMETHRINICSC: 0229
(5-Benzyl-3-furyl)methyl (1R)-trans-chrysanthemate
(5-(Phenylmethyl)-3-furanyl)methyl 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylate
March 2001
CAS #: 28434-01-7
UN #: 3352
EC Number: 249-014-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable.    NO open flames.    Use powder, foam, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles.  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. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
BIORESMETHRIN ICSC: 0229
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
VISCOUS YELLOW OIL OR PASTE (TECHNICAL GRADE); PRACTICALLY COLOURLESS WHEN PURE. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C22H26O3
Molecular mass: 338.5
Melting point: 30-35°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.05
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: <10
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.79  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached on evaporation at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
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
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
See ICSCs 0239 and 0324. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: N; R: 50/53; S: 60-61 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Bioresmethrin (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 5)
       Bioresmethrin (Pesticide residues in food: 1976 evaluations)
       Bioresmethrin (Pesticide residues in food: 1991 evaluations Part II Toxicology)
       Bioresmethrin (UKPID)