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Carbofuran

Synonyms & Trade Names
2,3-Dihydro-2,2-dimethyl-7-benzofuranyl methylcarbamate; Furacarb®; Furadan®
CAS No.
1563-66-2
RTECS No.
FB9450000
DOT ID & Guide
2757 151
Formula
C12H15NO3
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.1 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 5601
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Odorless, white or grayish, crystalline solid. [insecticide] [Note: May be dissolved in a liquid carrier.]
MW:
221.3
BP:
?
MLT: 304°F Sol(77°F): 0.07% VP(77°F): 0.000003 mmHg
IP:
NA
Sp.Gr:
1.18
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Alkaline substances, acid, strong oxidizers (e.g., perchlorates, peroxides, chlorates, nitrates, permanganates)
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Miosis, blurred vision; sweating, salivation, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, headache, nausea, vomiting; lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), muscle twitching, incoordination, convulsions
Target Organs
central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, blood cholinesterase
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap flush immediately
Breathing: Fresh air
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0122
 
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