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METOLACHLOR

ICSC: 1360

2-Chloro-6'-ethyl-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl)aceto-o-toluidide
2-Chloro-N-(2-ethyl-6-methylphenyl)-N-(2-methoxy-1-methylethyl)acetamide
C15H22ClNO2
Molecular mass: 283.81
ICSC #    1360
CAS #     51218-45-2
RTECS # AN3430000
February 10, 2000 Validated

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Dry sand, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE

IN ALL CASES CONSULT A DOCTOR!
 •INHALATION Headache. Nausea.
Ventilation.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves.
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 Abdominal cramps.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Give plenty of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Collect leaking liquid in covered containers then remove to safe place. (Extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles).
Separated from food and feedstuffs . Well closed. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.

ICSC: 1360 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.

METOLACHLOR

ICSC: 1360

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
ODOURLESS , CLEAR LIQUID

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.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying .

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:


EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Melting point: -62.1°C
Density: 1.12
g/cm3
Solubility in water: 488 mg/l
at 25 °C
Vapour pressure, Pa at 25°C: 0.0042
Flash point: 190°C
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 2.9

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.

N O T E S

Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s).
NFPA Code: H1; F0; R0;

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1360 METOLACHLOR
(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.
 
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