|THIRAM||ICSC: 0757 (December 2000)|
Bis (dimethylthiocarbamoyl) disulfide
Tetramethylthioperoxydicarbonic diamide (((H2N)C(S))2S2)
| CAS #: 137-26-8
| UN #: 3077
|EC Number: 205-286-2
|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. Finely dispersed particles form explosive mixtures in air.||NO open flames. Closed system, dust explosion-proof electrical equipment and lighting. Prevent deposition of dust.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|AVOID ALL CONTACT! AVOID EXPOSURE OF (PREGNANT) WOMEN!|
|Inhalation||Confusion. Cough. Dizziness. Headache. Sore throat.||Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles 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. 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. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from acids, strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Dry. Keep in a well-ventilated room.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
Formula: C6H12N2S4 / (CH3)2N-CS-S-S-CS-N(CH3)2
|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; (SEN); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: sensitization of skin (SH)
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.|
|Physical properties reported in literature are inconsistent.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Use of alcoholic beverages enhances the harmful effect.
If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s).
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 20/22-36/38-43-48/22-50/53; S: (2)-26-36/37-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Thiram (FAO Meeting Report PL/1965/10/1) Thiram (FAO/PL:1967/M/11/1) Thiram (Pesticide residues in food: 1984 evaluations) Thiram (Pesticide residues in food: 1992 evaluations Part II Toxicology) Thiram (IARC Summary & Evaluation, Volume 53, 1991)