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Crag® herbicide

Synonyms & Trade Names
Crag® herbicide No. 1, 2-(2,4-Dichlorophenoxy)ethyl sodium sulfate, Sesone
CAS No.
136-78-7
RTECS No.
KK4900000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C6H3Cl2OCH2CH2OSO3Na
Conversion
IDLH
500 mg/m3
See: 136787
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 10 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
OSHA PEL
TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp) See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH S356 (II-5)
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless to white crystalline, odorless solid. [herbicide]
Molecular Weight
309.1
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
473°F (Decomposes)
Solubility
(77°F): 26%
Vapor Pressure
0.1 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.70
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, acids
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin; liver, kidney damage; In Animals: central nervous system effects, convulsions
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, central nervous system, liver, kidneys
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
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Water wash promptly
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

Up to 50 mg/m3:
(APF = 5) Any quarter-mask respirator.
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Up to 100 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any particulate respirator equipped with an N95, R95, or P95 filter (including N95, R95, and P95 filtering facepieces) except quarter-mask respirators. The following filters may also be used: N99, R99, P99, N100, R100, P100.
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(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator

Up to 250 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a high-efficiency particulate filter.

Up to 500 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
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(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and 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

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 with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
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Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
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