|METHYL PARATHION||ICSC: 0626|
|O,O-Dimethyl O-4-nitrophenyl phosphorothioate|
Phosphorothioic acid, O,O-dimethyl O-(4-nitrophenyl) ester
|CAS #: 298-00-0|
| UN #: 2783
|EC Number: 206-050-1
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. 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.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Sweating. Nausea. Vomiting. Dizziness. Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Muscle twitching. Laboured breathing. Diarrhoea. Convulsions. Unconsciousness. 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! See Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Blurred vision.||Wear face shield 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||See Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). See Notes. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer immediately for medical attention.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. 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
|Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Separated from food and feedstuffs.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
|METHYL PARATHION||ICSC: 0626|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|TLV: 0.02 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); BEI issued|
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to birds and bees. 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.|
|If the pesticide is present in a formulation containing hydrocarbon solvents, vomiting should not be induced.
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.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Symbol: T+, N; R: 5-10-24-26/28-48/22-50/53; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Methyl parathion (EHC 145, 1992) Methyl parathion (HSG 75, 1992) Methyl Parathion (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1) Methyl Parathion (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Supplement7, 1987) Methyl Parathion (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 30, 1983)