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ZINEBICSC: 0350
Zinc ethylenebis(dithiocarbamate)
((1,2-Ethanediylbis(carbamodithioato))(2-))zinc
Zinc ethane-1,2-diylbis(dithiocarbamate)
Zinc ethylenebis(dithiocarbamate) (polymeric)
April 2017
CAS #: 12122-67-7
UN #: 2771
EC Number: 235-180-1

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.  Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.  NO open flames.  Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.  Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.  In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. 

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat. Nausea.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention. 
Ingestion Abdominal cramps. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 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 covered labelled containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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WARNING
Harmful if swallowed
May cause an allergic skin reaction
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs, strong bases, amines, amides, acids and strong oxidizers. Store only in original container. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Cool. Dry. Keep in the dark. Keep in a well-ventilated room. 
PACKAGING
Airtight.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
ZINEB ICSC: 0350
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW POWDER. 

Physical dangers
Dust explosion possible if in powder or granular form, mixed with air. 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating and on burning. This produces toxic fumes including carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides. Unstable to light and moisture. 

Formula: (C4H6N2S4Zn)x / (-S.CS.NHCH2CH2NHCS.S.Zn-)x
Molecular mass: (275.7) * x
Decomposes at 157°C
Solubility in water: none
Flash point: 90°C
Auto-ignition temperature: 149°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: <20  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

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

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. The substance may have effects on the blood, nervous system, liver and thyroid. May cause an increase in cholinesterase activity. Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxic effects upon human reproduction. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 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. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xi; R: 37-43; S: (2)-8-24/25-46 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Zineb (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1)
       Zineb (FAO/PL:1967/M/11/1)
       Zineb (Pesticide residues in food: 1993 evaluations Part II Toxicology)
       Zineb (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 12, 1976)