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ANTU

Synonyms & Trade Names
α-Naphthyl thiocarbamide, 1-Naphthyl thiourea, α-Naphthyl thiourea
CAS No.
86-88-4
RTECS No.
YT9275000
DOT ID & Guide
1651 153
Formula
C10H7NHC(NH2)S
Conversion
IDLH
100 mg/m3
See: 86884
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.3 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
: TWA 0.3 mg/m3
Measurement Methods

NIOSH S276 (II-5)
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
White crystalline or gray, odorless powder. [rodenticide]
MW:
202.3
BP:
Decomposes
MLT: 388°F
Sol:
0.06%
VP:
Low
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
?
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, silver nitrate
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion
Symptoms
After ingestion of large doses: vomiting, dyspnea (breathing difficulty), cyanosis, coarse pulmonary rales; liver damage
Target Organs
respiratory system, blood, liver
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: No recommendation
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 3 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any air-purifying half-mask respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s) in combination with an N95, R95, or P95 filter. The following filters may also be used: N99, R99, P99, N100, R100, P100.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator

Up to 7.5 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with an organic vapor cartridge in combination with a high-efficiency particulate filter.

Up to 15 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying full-facepiece respirator equipped with organic vapor cartridge(s) in combination with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s) in combination with a high-efficiency particulate filter
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator that has a tight-fitting facepiece and is operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 100 mg/m3:
(APF = 1000) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0973
 
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