IPCS INCHEM Home
FIPRONILICSC: 1503
5-Amino-3-cyano-1-(2,6-dichloro-4-trifluoro-methylphenyl)-4-trifluoromethylsulfinylpyrazoleApril 2004
CAS #: 120068-37-3
EC Number: 424-610-5

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

   
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Convulsions. Tremor.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety goggles 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 See Inhalation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

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. 
FIPRONIL ICSC: 1503
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C12H4Cl2F6N4OS
Molecular mass: 437.1
Melting point: 201°C
Solubility in water: very poor
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 inhalation and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the central nervous system. This may result in irritability and convulsions. The effects may be delayed. 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed. 

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


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to birds and 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
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
If the substance is formulated with solvents also consult the ICSCs of these materials. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

All rights reserved. The published material is being distributed without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. Neither ILO nor WHO nor the European Commission shall be responsible for the interpretation and use of the information contained in this material.
    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Fipronil (Pesticide residues in food: 1997 evaluations Part II Toxicological & Environmental)
       Fipronil (JMPR Evaluations 2000 Part II Toxicological)