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2-CHLORO-6-TRICHLOROMETHYLPYRIDINE

ICSC: 1658

Nitrapyrin
alpha,alpha,alpha,6-Tetrachloro-2-picoline
2-Chloro-6-(trichloromethyl)pyridine
C6H3Cl4N
Molecular mass: 230.9
ICSC #    1658
CAS #     1929-82-4
RTECS # US7525000
UN #        3077
EC #         006-057-00-8
April 19, 2007 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.
NO open flames.
Dry powder, carbon dioxide, water spray, foam.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

 •INHALATION Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
 •SKIN
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. Refer for medical attention.
 •EYES Redness.
Safety spectacles.
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.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Personal protection: particulate filter adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into plastic containers. Moisten the remainder. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from aluminium and magnesium. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.

Xn symbol
N symbol
R: 22-51/53
S: 2-24-61
UN Hazard Class: 9
UN Packing Group: III
Signal: Danger
Skull
Harmful if swallowed
Toxic in contact with skin
Toxic to aquatic life
ICSC: 1658 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.

2-CHLORO-6-TRICHLOROMETHYLPYRIDINE

ICSC: 1658

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS TO WHITE CRYSTALS , WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
The substance decomposes on heating producing toxic fumes

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV: 10 mg/m3 as TWA, 20 mg/m3 as STEL; A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2008).
MAK not established.


ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body in hazardous amounts through the skin and by ingestion. The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation.

INHALATION RISK:
A harmful contamination of the air will not or will only very slowly be reached on evaporation of this substance at 20°C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
See Notes.

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

Boiling point at 1.5kPa: 136°C
Melting point: 63°C
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 23°C: 0.4
Relative density of the vapour/air-mixture at 20°C (air = 1): 1.0
Flash point: 100°C
c.c.
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 3.4

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA

The substance is 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

Insufficient data are available on the effect of this substance on human health, therefore utmost care must be taken. N-Serve, Dowco-163 are trade names.
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-90GM7-III
Card has been partially updated in February 2009: see Occupational Exposure Limits.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1658 2-CHLORO-6-TRICHLOROMETHYLPYRIDINE
(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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