|HEPTACHLOR||ICSC: 0743 (July 2003)|
| CAS #: 76-44-8
| UN #: 2761
|EC Number: 200-962-3
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Not combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.||In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!|
|Inhalation||Convulsions. Tremor.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||MAY BE 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 safety goggles 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||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. 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. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Sweep spilled substance into covered sealable containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from strong oxidants, metals and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Dry. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Severe marine pollutant.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|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); A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: (inhalable fraction): 0.05 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(8); carcinogen category: 4; pregnancy risk group: D
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish and milk. The substance may cause long-term effects in the aquatic environment. 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.|
|Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Symbol: T, N; R: 24/25-33-40-50/53; S: (1/2)-36/37-45-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Heptachlor (EHC 38, 1984) Heptachlor (HSG 14, 1988) Heptachlor (PIM 578) Heptachlor (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1) Heptachlor (FAO/PL:CP/15) Heptachlor (FAO/PL:1967/M/11/1) Heptachlor (FAO/PL:1968/M/9/1) Heptachlor (FAO/PL:1969/M/17/1) Heptachlor (AGP:1970/M/12/1) Heptachlor (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 4) Heptachlor (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 5) Heptachlor (Pesticide residues in food: 1991 evaluations Part II Toxicology) Heptachlor (CICADS 70, 2006)