|FENCHLORPHOS (OBSOLETE)||ICSC: 0975 (October 1995)|
| CAS #: 299-84-3
|EC Number: 206-082-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. 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.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Sweating. Laboured breathing. Unconsciousness. Vomiting. Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation.||Avoid inhalation of dust and mist. Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED!||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Wear face shield 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. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Vomiting. Pupillary constriction. Muscle cramps. Excessive salivation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). 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 sealable 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.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|FENCHLORPHOS (OBSOLETE)||ICSC: 0975|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: (CH3O)2PSOC6H2Cl3 / C8H8Cl3O3PS
|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); BEI issued|
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.|
|Temperature of decomposition is unknown in the literature.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 21/22-50/53; S: (2)-25-36/37-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Fenchlorphos (FAO/PL:1968/M/9/1) Fenchlorphos (Pesticide residues in food: 1983 evaluations)