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Chlorinated camphene

Synonyms & Trade Names
Chlorocamphene, Octachlorocamphene, Polychlorocamphene, Toxaphene
CAS No.
8001-35-2
RTECS No.
XW5250000
DOT ID & Guide
2761 151
Formula
C10H10Cl8
Conversion
IDLH
Ca [200 mg/m3]
See: 8001352
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca [skin] See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: TWA 0.5 mg/m3 [skin]
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 5039
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Amber, waxy solid with a mild, piney, chlorine- and camphor-like odor. [insecticide]
MW:
413.8
BP:
Decomposes
MLT: 149-194°F
Sol:
0.0003%
VP(77°F): 0.4 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.65
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Solid, but may be dissolved in flammable liquids.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers [Note: Slightly corrosive to metals under moist conditions.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
nausea, confusion, agitation, tremor, convulsions, unconsciousness; dry, red skin; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
central nervous system, skin
Cancer Site
[in animals: liver cancer]
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated/Daily
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

At concentrations above the NIOSH REL, or where there is no REL, at any detectable concentration:
(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: 0843
 
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