|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Not combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|EXPOSURE||PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Convulsions. Dizziness. Sweating. Laboured breathing. Nausea. Unconciousness. Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Symptoms may be delayed. See Notes.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention.|
|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||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. Vomiting. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! 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.
Severe marine pollutant.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 21-28-50/53; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT7-I.||Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, 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
Density: 1.47 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C: 0.000013
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.13
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to fish, crustacea, birds and mammals. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in fish. 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.|
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.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Asuntol, Co-ral, Meldane, Muscatox, Perizin, Resitox, Negashunt are trade names.
Card has been partly updated in October 2005.
See section Emergency Response.
Card has been partially updated in July 2007: see Occupational Exposure Limits.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Coumaphos (FAO/PL:1968/M/9/1) Coumaphos (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 2) Coumaphos (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 5) Coumaphos (Pesticide residues in food: 1978 evaluations) Coumaphos (Pesticide residues in food: 1980 evaluations) Coumaphos (Pesticide residues in food: 1983 evaluations) Coumaphos (Pesticide residues in food: 1990 evaluations Toxicology)