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Dimethyl-1,2-dibromo-2,2-dichlorethyl phosphate

Synonyms & Trade Names
Dibrom®, 1,2-Dibromo-2,2-dichloroethyl dimethyl phosphate, Naled
CAS No.
300-76-5
RTECS No.
TB9450000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
(CH3O)2P(O)OCHBrCBrCl2
Conversion
IDLH
200 mg/m3
See: 300765
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 3 mg/m3 [skin]
OSHA PEL
TWA 3 mg/m3 See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless to white solid or straw-colored liquid (above 80°F) with a slightly pungent odor. [insecticide]
Molecular Weight
380.8
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
80°F
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
0.0002 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
(77°F): 1.96
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, acids, sunlight, water [Note: Corrosive to metals. Hydrolyzed in presence of water.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin; miosis, lacrimation (discharge of tears); headache; chest tightness, wheezing, laryngeal spasm; salivation; cyanosis; anorexia, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramp, diarrhea; lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), twitching, paralysis; dizziness, ataxia, convulsions; low blood pressure; cardiac irreg
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, 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
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 30 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 75 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 150 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator with an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
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(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator that has a tight-fitting facepiece and is operated in a continuous-flow mode
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and a high-efficiency particulate filter
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 200 mg/m3:
(APF = 1000) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

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
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0925   MEDICAL TESTS: 0082
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