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SPINOSADICSC: 1502
April 2004
CAS #: 168316-95-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Avoid inhalation of dust.   
Skin   Protective gloves.   
Eyes Redness. Pain.  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.   

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & 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. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
SPINOSAD ICSC: 1502
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS-TO-CREAM-COLOURED CRYSTALLINE SOLID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C41H65NO10 x C42H67NO10

Decomposes at 173°C
Melting point: 112-123°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure at 20°C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes. 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying or when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the kidneys and liver. This may result in tissue lesions. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to bees. 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
Spinosad is a mixture of Spinosyn A (CAS 131929-60-7) and Spinosyn B (CAS 131929-63-0).
If the substance is formulated with solvents also consult the ICSCs of these materials.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Spinosad (JMPR Evaluations 2001 Part II Toxicological)