|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||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.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Dizziness. Headache. Sweating. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Unconciousness. Vomiting. Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Pupillary constriction. Blurred vision.||Wear safety spectacles 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. Weakness. Muscle twitching. 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. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Rest. Refer for medical attention . See Notes.|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable 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.
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-50/53; S: (1/2)-37-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT7-III.||Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
Physical State; Appearance
WHITE CRYSTALLINE POWDER.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation, through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Melting point: 91°C
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.2 (poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.001
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 1.52
|This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to mammals, birds, aquatic organisms, soil organisms and bees.|
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Specific treatment is necessary in case of poisoning with this substance; the appropriate means with instructions must be available.
If the substance is formulated with solvents also consult the ICSCs of these materials.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Baygon, Blattanex, Bolfo, Invisi-Gard, Isocarb, o-IMPC, Propyon, Rhoden, Sendran, Suncide, Tendex, Tugon Fliegenkugel, Unden, Undene are trade names.
If the substance is present under the form of a formulation containing hydrocarbon solvents, vomiting may not be induced.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See sections Occupational Exposure Limits, EU classification, Emergency Response.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Propoxur (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 3) Propoxur (Pesticide residues in food: 1981 evaluations) Propoxur (Pesticide residues in food: 1983 evaluations) Propoxur (Pesticide residues in food: 1989 evaluations Part II Toxicology)