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ALDICARB
ICSC: 0094
Peer-Review Status: 20.04.2004 Validated
2-Methyl-2-(methylthio)propionaldehyde O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime
2-Methyl-2-(methylthio)propanal O-((methylamino)carbonyl)oxime
CAS #: 116-06-3 RTECS #: UE2275000
UN #: 2757
EC #: 006-017-00-X
EINECS #: 204-123-2
    Formula: C7H14N2O2S / CH3SC(CH3)2CH=NOCONHCH3
Molecular mass: 190.3

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.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Sweating. Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Dizziness. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Vomiting. Convulsions. Unconsciousness.  Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. See Notes. 
Skin MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . See Notes. 
Eyes   Wear face shield 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 Abdominal cramps. Diarrhoea. Nausea. Further 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 . See Notes. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T+, N; R: 24-26/28-50/53; S: (1/2)-22-36/37-45-60-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: I 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
Fatal if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
Causes damage to central nervous system
Causes damage to the central nervous system through prolonged or repeated exposure
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 
skull;toxiccancer;health hazenviro;aqua

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT7-I.  Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
On combustion, forms toxic fumes including nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK (not established):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C; on spraying or dispersing, however, much faster. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the nervous system. This may result in convulsions and respiratory depression. Cholinesterase inhibition. Exposure could cause death. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes: see Notes.
Melting point: 100°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.6
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.01
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.36  
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to birds, bees, mammals, soil organisms and water quality. 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
Temperature of decomposition is unknown in the literature.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Card has been partially updated in October 2013: see GHS classification. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Aldicarb (EHC 121, 1991)
       Aldicarb (HSG 64, 1991)
       Aldicarb (Pesticide residues in food: 1979 evaluations)
       Aldicarb (Pesticide residues in food: 1982 evaluations)
       Aldicarb (Pesticide residues in food: 1992 evaluations Part II Toxicology)
       Aldicarb (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 53, 1991)