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CHLOROTOLURON
ICSC: 1327
Peer-Review Status: 20.10.2005 Validated
3-(3-Chloro-p-tolyl)-1,1-dimethylurea 
CAS #: 15545-48-9 RTECS #: YS7230000
EC #: 616-105-00-5
EINECS #: 239-592-2
    Formula: C10H13ClN2O
Molecular mass: 212.7

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    Use water spray, foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE See Notes.     
Inhalation   Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness.  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
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 40-63-50/53; S: (2)-26-36/37-46-60-61 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from strong bases, strong acids and food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic fumes. Reacts with strong acids and strong bases. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Tumours have been detected in experimental animals but may not be relevant to humans. See Notes. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 148.1°C
Density: 1.4 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.0074 (very poor)
Vapour pressure at 20°C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.5  
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
Tumors of kidney and liver were observed at high dose levels in mice.
The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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