|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Combustible if powdered. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.|
|Inhalation||Avoid inhalation of dust and aerosol.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & 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 sealable, plastic 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: Xn, N; R: 48/22-63-51/53; S: (2)-13-36/37-61
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III
Causes mild skin irritation
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child
Causes damage to the thyroid through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from strong acids, strong oxidants, acid anhydrides and acid chlorides. Do NOT store or transport in containers made from iron, aluminium or copper and its alloys. Separated from food and feedstuffs.|
Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS COLOURLESS CRYSTALS.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Decomposes when heated
Melting point: 159°C
Solubility in water, g/l at 25°C: 280
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: -0.97
Relative density (water = 1): 1.14 at 20 °C
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 2.9
Vapour pressure, kPa at 20°C: (negligible)
|The substance is 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.|
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Amitrole (EHC 158, 1994) Amitrole (HSG 85, 1994) Amitrole (PDS) Amitrole (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 4) Amitrole (Pesticide residues in food: 1977 evaluations) Amitrole (Pesticide residues in food: 1993 evaluations Part II Toxicology) Amitrole (Pesticide residues in food: 1997 evaluations Part II Toxicological & Environmental) Amitrole (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Supplement7, 1987) Amitrole (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 7, 1974) Amitrole (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 41, 1986) Amitrole (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 79, 2001)