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2-CHLORO-6-TRICHLOROMETHYLPYRIDINEICSC: 1658
April 2007
CAS #: 1929-82-4Nitrapyrin
alpha,alpha,alpha,6-Tetrachloro-2-picoline
2-Chloro-6-(trichloromethyl)pyridine
UN #: 3077
EINECS #: 217-682-2

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.    NO open flames.    Use water spray, dry powder, carbon dioxide, foam.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!  
  SYMPTOMS ACUTE HAZARDS FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention . 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety spectacles.  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 . 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered plastic containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

skull;toxic
DANGER
Harmful if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin
Toxic to aquatic life 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 9; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from aluminium and magnesium. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 
PACKAGING
 
2-CHLORO-6-TRICHLOROMETHYLPYRIDINE ICSC: 1658
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS-TO-WHITE CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes including chlorine and nitrogen oxides. Reacts with aluminium and magnesium. 

Formula: C6H3Cl4N
Molecular mass: 230.9
Boiling point at 1.5kPa: 136°C
Melting point: 63°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 23°C:
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 100°C c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.4  


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body in hazardous amounts through the skin and by ingestion. The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

Effects of short-term exposure
See Notes. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
 


Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 10 mg/m3, ppm, as TWA; 20 mg/m3 as STEL; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen) 

ENVIRONMENT
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. 

NOTES
Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 22-51/53; S: (2)-24-61 

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