|DEMETON-S-METHYL||ICSC: 0705 (August 1997)|
|S-2-Ethylthioethyl O,O-dimethyl phosphorothioate
Phosphorothioic acid, S-(2-(ethylthio)ethyl)O,O-dimethyl ester
| CAS #: 919-86-8
| UN #: 3018
|EC Number: 213-052-6
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion if formulations contain flammable/explosive solvents.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS! STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!|
|Inhalation||Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Sweating. Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal cramps. Diarrhoea. Unconsciousness. Dizziness. Laboured breathing. Weakness.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! Further see Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention .|
|Eyes||Pupillary constriction. Blurred vision.||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||Convulsions. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!). Rest. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. 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 wash away into sewer.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C6H15O3PS2 / (CH3O)2P(O)SCH2CH2SCH2CH3
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
|TLV: 0.05 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin); (SEN); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); BEI issued|
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to bees, mammals and birds. 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.|
|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.
See ICSC 0429.
Symbol: T, N; R: 24/25-51/53; S: (1/2)-28-36/37-45-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Demeton-s-methyl (EHC 197, 1997) Demeton-s-methyl (Pesticide residues in food: 1979 evaluations) Demeton-S-methyl (Pesticide residues in food: 1984 evaluations)