International Chemical Safety Cards

CHLOROTOLURON ICSC: 1327
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
3-(3-Chloro-p-tolyl)-1,1-dimethylurea
C10H13ClN2O
Molecular mass: 212.7
ICSC #    1327
CAS #     15545-48-9
RTECS # YS7230000
EC #         616-105-00-5
October 20, 2005 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.

Water spray. Foam. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE See NOTES.


 •INHALATION
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES Redness.
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
Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. Carefully collect remainder.
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Separated from strong bases, strong acids, food and feedstuffs .
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Xn symbol
N symbol
R: 40-63-50/53
S: 2-26-36/37-46-60-61
SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1327 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

CHLOROTOLURON ICSC: 1327
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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic fumes. Reacts with strong acids and strong bases .

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
MAK not established.


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

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

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Tumours have been detected in experimental animals but may not be relevant to humans. See Notes.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Melting point: 148.1°C
Density: 1.4
g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 25°C: 0.0074
(very poor)
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20°C:
negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.5
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
Tumors of kidney and liver were observed at high dose levels in mice. The substance is combustible but no flash point is available in literature.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1327 CHLOROTOLURON
(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.