|PYRETHRUM||ICSC: 1475 (November 2003)|
| CAS #: 8003-34-7
|EC Number: 232-319-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible. Risk of fire and explosion on contact with oxidizing agents.||NO open flames. NO contact with oxidizing agents.||Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT GENERATION OF MISTS!|
|Inhalation||Headache. Nausea. Vomiting.||Use ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust or breathing protection.||Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.|
|Skin||Redness. Pain.||Protective clothing.||Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||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||Numbness of tongue and lips. Convulsions. Muscle paralysis. Muscular fibrillation.||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: filter respirator for organic gases and particulates adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Ventilation. 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.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
|Separated from strong oxidants and food and feedstuffs. Well closed. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.|
|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: 5 mg/m3, as TWA; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen).
MAK: sensitization of skin (SH).
EU-OEL: 1 mg/m3 as TWA
|The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to bees.|
|Pyrethrum is a mixture of pyrethrin I and II, cinerin I and II, and jasmolin I and II.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Anyone who has shown symptoms of asthma due to this substance should avoid all further contact.
The symptoms of asthma often do not become manifest until a few hours have passed and they are aggravated by physical effort.
Rest and medical observation are therefore essential.
Immediate administration of an appropriate inhalation therapy by a doctor, or by an authorized person, should be considered.
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 20/21/22-50/53; S: (2)-13-60-61
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See Also: Toxicological Abbreviations