|CHLORPYRIFOS||ICSC: 0851 (April 2014)|
O,O-Diethyl O-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinyl) phosphorothioic acid ester
| CAS #: 2921-88-2
| UN #: 2783
|EC Number: 220-864-4
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Risk of fire and explosion if formulations contain flammable/explosive solvents.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide. In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.|
|STRICT HYGIENE! AVOID EXPOSURE OF ADOLESCENTS AND CHILDREN! IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR! FIRST AID: USE PERSONAL PROTECTION.|
|Inhalation||Pupillary constriction, muscle cramp, excessive salivation. Muscle twitching. Convulsions. Dizziness. Sweating. Wheezing. Laboured breathing. Unconsciousness.||Use local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Skin||MAY BE ABSORBED! See Inhalation.||Protective gloves. Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain. Pupillary constriction. Blurred vision.||Wear face shield or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Excessive salivation. Nausea. Vomiting. Abdominal cramps. Diarrhoea. Further see Inhalation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer immediately for medical attention. See Notes.|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Evacuate danger area! Consult an expert! Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
DANGERToxic if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
Causes damage to nervous system
Causes damage to the nervous system through prolonged or repeated exposure
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
|Store only in original container. Keep in a well-ventilated room. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
|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: 0.1 mg/m3, as TWA; (skin); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); BEI issued|
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to birds and bees. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur along the food chain, for example in fish and algae. 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.|
|Do NOT take working clothes home.
Do NOT use in the vicinity of a fire or a hot surface, or during welding.
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.
Following the disappearance of symptoms from a short-term exposure, delayed effects could become manifest (after several days or weeks).
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.
Symbol: T, N; R: 25-50/53; S: (1/2)-45-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations Chlorpyrifos (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 2) Chlorpyrifos (WHO Pesticide Residues Series 5) Chlorpyrifos (Pesticide residues in food: 1977 evaluations) Chlorpyrifos (Pesticide residues in food: 1981 evaluations) Chlorpyrifos (Pesticide residues in food: 1982 evaluations) Chlorpyrifos (Pesticide residues in food: 1983 evaluations) Chlorpyrifos (JMPR Evaluations 1999 Part II Toxicological)