|ROTENONE||ICSC: 0944 (April 2000)|
| CAS #: 83-79-4
| UN #: 2588
|EC Number: 201-501-9
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Confusion. Cough. Headache. Tremor. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Sore throat. Unconsciousness.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves.||First rinse with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, then remove contaminated clothes and rinse again. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety goggles 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. Convulsions. Diarrhoea. Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Rest. 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 air-tight containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 5 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: skin absorption (H)
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment.|
|The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-36/37/38-50/53; S: (1/2)-22-24/25-36-45-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Rotenone (HSG 73, 1992) Rotenone (PIM 474)