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CAPTANICSC: 0120
1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-N-(trichloromethylthio)phthalimide
3a,4,7,7a-Tetrahydro-2-((trichloromethyl)thio)-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione
November 2009
CAS #: 133-06-2
UN #: 2588
EC Number: 205-087-0

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible under specific conditions. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.   

 AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation   Use ventilation (not if powder).  Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles or face shield.  Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Vomiting. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 

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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

excl mark;warnenviro;aqua
WARNING
Causes skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
May cause an allergic skin reaction
Very toxic to aquatic life 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
CAPTAN ICSC: 0120
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including sulfur oxides, nitrogen oxides, hydrogen chloride and phosgene. 

Formula: C9H8Cl3NO2S
Molecular mass: 300.6
Melting point: No melting point; decomposes at 178°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.74
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: (none)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.35  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol. 

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: 5 mg/m3, as TWA; (SEN); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans) 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. 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.
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 23-40-41-43-50; S: (1/2)-26-29-36/37/39-45-61 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Captan (HSG 50, 1990)
       Captan (PIM 098)
       Captan (FAO/PL:1969/M/17/1)
       Captan (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 3)
       Captan (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 4)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1977 evaluations)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1978 evaluations)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1980 evaluations)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1982 evaluations)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1984 evaluations)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1984 evaluations)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1990 evaluations Toxicology)
       Captan (Pesticide residues in food: 1995 evaluations Part II Toxicological & Environmental)
       Captan (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 30, 1983)