International Chemical Safety Cards

CAPTAN ICSC: 0120
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
1,2,3,6-Tetrahydro-N-(trichloromethylthio)phthalimide
3a,4,7,7a-Tetrahydro-2-((trichloromethyl)thio)-1H-isoindole-1,3(2H)-dione
C9H8Cl3NO2S
Molecular mass: 300.6
ICSC #    0120
CAS #     133-06-2
RTECS # GW5075000
UN #        2588
EC #         613-044-00-6
November 26, 2009 Validated
Fi, review at IHE: 10/09/89
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible under specific conditions. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

 •INHALATION
Ventilation (not if powder).
Fresh air, rest. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell
 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles or face shield
Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention.
 •INGESTION Vomiting. Diarrhoea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Seek medical attention if you feel unwell
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place.
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs .Store in an area without drain or sewer access. 09
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
T symbol
N symbol
R: 23-40-41-43-50
S: 1/2-26-29-36/37/39-45-61
Signal: Warning
Excl mark-Enviro
Causes skin irritation
Causes eye irritation
May cause allergic skin reaction
Very toxic to aquatic life
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0120 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

CAPTAN ICSC: 0120
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE CRYSTALS.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes including sulfur oxides , nitrogen oxides , hydrogen chloride and phosgene .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV:
(Inhalable fraction)
5 mg/m³ as TWA; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans); SEN; (ACGIH 2009).
MAK not established.
OSHA PEL: none
NIOSH REL: Ca TWA 5 mg/m3 See Appendix A
NIOSH IDLH: Ca N.D. See: IDLH INDEX


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the skin .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Boiling point: (decomposes)°C
Melting point (decomposes): 178°C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.74
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25°C:
(none)
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.35
ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA
Environmental Hazard placard The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be given to avoid any additional release, e.g. through inappropriate disposal.
N O T E S
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. Do NOT take working clothes home.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0120 CAPTAN
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.