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Diazinon®

Synonyms & Trade Names
Basudin®; Diazide®; O,O-Diethyl-O-2-isopropyl-4-methyl-6-pyrimidinyl-phosphorothioate; Spectracide®
CAS No.
333-41-5
RTECS No.
TF3325000
DOT ID & Guide
2783 152
Formula
C12H21N2O3PS
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.1 mg/m3 [skin]
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 5600;
OSHA 62
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a faint ester-like odor. [insecticide] [Note: Technical grade is pale to dark brown.]
MW:
304.4
BP:
Decomposes
FRZ:
?
Sol:
0.004%
VP:
0.0001 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.12
Fl.P:
180°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong acids & alkalis, copper-containing compounds [Note: Hydrolyzes slowly in water & dilute acid.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes; miosis, blurred vision; dizziness, confusion, lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), convulsions; dyspnea (breathing difficulty); salivation, abdominal cramps, nausea, vomiting
Target Organs
Eyes, respiratory system, central nervous system, cardiovascular 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 wash immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0137
 
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