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PYRIPROXYFEN
ICSC: 1269
Peer-Review Status: 26.10.1995 Validated
4-Phenoxyphenyl (RS)-2-(2-pyridyloxy)propyl ether 
CAS #: 95737-68-1 RTECS #: UT5804000
    Formula: C20H19NO3
Molecular mass: 321.4

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
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. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE      
Inhalation   Use local exhaust.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes   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. 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 wash away into sewer.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

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

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
No data. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides and carbon monoxide. 

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
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the blood and liver. This may result in anaemia, impaired functions and tissue lesions. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 45-47°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.2
Solubility in water, g/100ml: <0.1 (none)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.0003
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.37  
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use. 

NOTES
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.
Sumilarv is a trade name. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Pyriproxyfen (JMPR Evaluations 1999 Part II Toxicological)