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FENSULFOTHION
ICSC: 1406
Peer-Review Status: 17.10.2001 Validated
O,O-Diethyl O-(p-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl) phosphorothioate
O,O-Diethyl O-p-(methylsulfinyl)phenyl thiophosphate 
CAS #: 115-90-2 RTECS #: TF3850000
UN #: 3018
EC #: 015-090-00-7
EINECS #: 204-114-3
    Formula: C11H17O4PS2
Molecular mass: 308.36

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE 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, powder, foam, carbon dioxide. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   AVOID ALL CONTACT!  IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! 
Inhalation Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Sweating. Nausea. Laboured breathing. Dizziness. Convulsions. Unconciousness.  Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Artificial respiration may be needed. Refer for medical attention. 
Skin EASILY ABSORBED! See Inhalation.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 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. Wash hands before eating.  Rinse mouth. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Refer for medical attention . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Ventilation. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
EC Classification
Symbol: T+, N; R: 27/28-50/53; S: (1/2)-23-28-36/37-45-60-61 
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: I 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT6-I.  Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Well closed. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
OILY YELLOW OR BROWN LIQUID. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on burning. This produces toxic fumes including phosphorus oxides and sulfur oxides. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 0.01mg/m³ as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); BEI issued; (ACGIH 2005). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol, through the skin and by ingestion. 

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

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance may cause effects on the nervous system. This may result in convulsions and respiratory failure. Cholinesterase inhibition. Exposure above the OEL could cause death. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Cholinesterase inhibition. Cumulative effects are possible. See Acute Hazards/Symptoms. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Boiling point at 0.0013kPa: 138-141°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.202
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 25°C: 0.15
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.0067
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.23  
The substance is 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. 

NOTES
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.
If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s).
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Card has been partly updated in April and October 2005.
See section Occupational Exposure Limits. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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    See Also:
       Toxicological Abbreviations
       Fensulfothion (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 2)
       Fensulfothion (Pesticide residues in food: 1982 evaluations)
       Fensulfothion (Pesticide residues in food: 1983 evaluations)