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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 See Appendix G
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.]
Molecular Weight
221.3
Boiling Point
?
Melting Point
304°F
Solubility
(77°F): 0.07%
Vapor Pressure
(77°F): 0.000003 mmHg
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
1.18
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
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   ICSC CARD: 0122
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