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METOLACHLORICSC: 1360
2-Chloro-6'-ethyl-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl)aceto-o-toluidide
2-Chloro-N-(2-ethyl-6-methylphenyl)-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl)acetamide
February 2000
CAS #: 51218-45-2
EC Number: 257-060-8

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible.    NO open flames.    Use dry sand, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.   

  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Headache. Nausea.  Use ventilation.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   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.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.  Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in covered containers as far as possible. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

 

Transportation
UN Classification
 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. 
PACKAGING
 
METOLACHLOR ICSC: 1360
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
ODOURLESS CLEAR LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Formula: C15H22ClNO2
Molecular mass: 283.81
Melting point: -62.1°C
Density: 1.12 g/cm³
Solubility in water, mg/l at 25°C: 488
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.0042
Flash point: 190°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.9  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

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

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use. 

NOTES
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s). 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
 

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