|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, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Sweating. Nausea. Dizziness. Wheezing. Laboured breathing. Convulsions. Unconciousness.||Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! See Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Blurred vision.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Abdominal cramps. Vomiting. Diarrhoea. Blurred vision. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|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. Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 24-26/28-43-50/53; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61G41B.||Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed.|
Physical State; Appearance
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Melting point: 73-74°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <0.001
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.75
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to bees. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.|
The technical material is a brown waxy solid.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is indicated.
The symptoms of acute intoxication do not become manifest until 30 minutes to 1-2 hours.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
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.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Guthion and Gusathion M are trade names.
Card has been partially updated in March 2008: see Occupational Exposure Limit, Packaging & labelling.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Azinphos-methyl (PDS) Azinphos-Methyl (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1) Azinphos-methyl (FAO/PL:1968/M/9/1) Azinphos-methyl (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 2) Azinphos-methyl (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 3) Azinphos-methyl (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 4) Azinphos-methyl (Pesticide residues in food: 1991 evaluations Part II Toxicology)