|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible. 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.|
|EXPOSURE||STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Sweating. Nausea. Dizziness. Laboured breathing. Convulsions. Unconciousness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain. Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal cramps. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Ventilation. 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. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 24/25-26-43-50; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT6-II.||Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. See Chemical Dangers. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-AMBER LIQUID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Boiling point at 2.7kPa: 140°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.4
Solubility in water: moderate
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 1.6
Flash point: >80°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.47
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms.|
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Do NOT use in the vicinity of a fire or a hot surface, or during welding.
Dedevap, Nogas, Nuvan, Phosvit, Vapona, Bay19149 are trade names.
Also consult publication Environmental Health Criteria No. 79, Health Safety Guide No. 18.
Card has been partly updated in October 2004 and 2005.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Dichlorvos (EHC 79, 1988) Dichlorvos (HSG 18, 1988) Dichlorvos (PDS) Dichlorvos (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1) Dichlorvos (FAO/PL:CP/15) Dichlorvos (FAO/PL:1967/M/11/1) Dichlorvos (FAO/PL:1969/M/17/1) Dichlorvos (AGP:1970/M/12/1) Dichlorvos (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 4) Dichlorvos (Pesticide residues in food: 1977 evaluations) Dichlorvos (Pesticide residues in food: 1993 evaluations Part II Toxicology) Dichlorvos (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 53, 1991)