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DELTAMETHRIN
ICSC: 0247
Peer-Review Status: 11.04.2014 Validated
(S)-alpha-Cyano-3-phenoxybenzyl (1R)-cis-3-(2,2-dibromovinyl)-2,2-dimethylcyclopropanecarboxylate
CAS #: 52918-63-5 RTECS #: GZ1233000
UN #: 3349
EC #: 607-319-00-X
EINECS #: 258-256-6
    Formula: C22H19Br2NO3
Molecular mass: 505.2

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. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable.  NO open flames.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION Risk of fire and explosion if formulations contain flammable/explosive solvents.    In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Skin Redness. Burning sensation. Numbness. Tingling sensation. Itching.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell. 
Eyes Redness. Pain. Watering of the eyes.  Wear face shield.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Numbness of tongue and lips. Abdominal pain. Vomiting. Excessive salivation. Muscle twitching. Unconsciousness. Convulsions.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT wash away into sewer. 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. See Notes.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T, N; R: 23/25-50/53; S: (1/2)-24-28-36/37/39-38-45-60-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: II 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
Toxic if swallowed or if inhaled
Causes mild skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
Causes damage to central nervous system
May cause respiratory irritation
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 
skull;toxiccancer;health hazenviro;aqua

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Store only in original container. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS CRYSTALLINE POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes above 300°C . This produces toxic fumes including hydrogen cyanide and hydrogen bromide. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):.
MAK: under study. 

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

Inhalation risk
No indication can be given about the rate at which a harmful concentration of this substance in the air is reached. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. The substance may cause effects on the nervous system. The effects may be delayed. Exposure through the skin could cause local effects, including sensations such as tingling, itching or burning. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 98-101°C
Relative density (water = 1): 0.5
Solubility in water at 20°C: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: <10
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 5.43  
The substance is very 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
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. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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       Deltamethrin (Pesticide residues in food: 1982 evaluations)
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