|ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS||PREVENTION||FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE||Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||Use foam, powder, carbon dioxide. NO water.|
|EXPLOSION||See Notes.||In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. NO direct contact with water.|
|EXPOSURE||STRICT HYGIENE!||IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness.||Wear safety goggles or face shield.||First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Convulsions. Dizziness. Nausea. Vomiting.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.||Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|PACKAGING & LABELLING|
|Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Symbol: T, N; R: 21-25-37/38-40-50/53; S: (1/2)-36/37-45-60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
|EMERGENCY RESPONSE||SAFE STORAGE|
|Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61G53B.||Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Keep in the dark.|
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW-TO-AMBER WAXY SOLID WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.
Occupational exposure limits
Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body through the skin and by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|PHYSICAL PROPERTIES||ENVIRONMENTAL DATA|
Melting point: 65-90°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.65
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 53
Relative vapour density (air = 1): 14.3
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.3
|This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to aquatic organisms, terrestrial organisms and birds. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in aquatic organisms.|
Decomposes near boiling point.
Camphechlor is a reaction mixture of chlorinated camphenes containing 67-69% chlorine.
Use of this organochlorine pesticide should be discouraged, except where there is no adequate alternative.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is indicated.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Alltox, Chem-Phene, M 5055, Clor Chem T-590, Crestoxo, Estonox, Fasco-Terpene, Geniphene, Gy-phene, Hercules 3956, Melipex, Penphene, Phenacide, Phenatox, Strobane-T, Toxakil, Toxyphene, Toxon 63 are trade names.
See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Camphechlor (EHC 45, 1984) Camphechlor (HSG 40, 1990)