International Chemical Safety Cards

BIORESMETHRIN ICSC: 0229
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
(5-Benzyl-3-furyl)methyl (1R)-trans-chrysanthemate
(5-(Phenylmethyl)-3-furanyl)methyl 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylate
C22H26O3
Molecular mass: 338.5
6 Harmful - Stow Away from Foodstuffs placard 6 Poison placard ICSC #    0229
CAS #     28434-01-7
RTECS # GZ1310500
UN #        3352
EC #         613-120-00-9
March 13, 2001 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable.
NO open flames.
Powder . Foam. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE


 •INHALATION
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
 •INGESTION
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in sand or inert absorbent and remove to safe place. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

N symbol
R: 50/53
S: 60-61
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Packing Group: III
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 0229 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

BIORESMETHRIN ICSC: 0229
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
VISCOUS YELLOW OIL OR PASTE (TECHNICAL GRADE); PRACTICALLY COLOURLESS WHEN PURE.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.


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

INHALATION RISK:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Melting point: 30-35C
Relative density (water = 1): 1.05
Solubility in water:
none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25C: <10
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4.79
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. Also consult publication Health and Safety Guide No. 25 Resmethrins, and Environmental Health Criteria No. 92 Resmethrins, of IPCS. Also consult ICSC 0324 (Resmethrin), 0239 (Cismethrin). Card has been partly updated in October 2005. See section Emergency Response.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT6-III
Card has been partially updated in January 2008: see Fire fighting, Storage.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 0229 BIORESMETHRIN
(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.