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Endosulfan

Synonyms & Trade Names
Benzoepin; Endosulphan; 6,7,8,9,10-Hexachloro-1,5,5a,6,9,9a-hexachloro-6,9-methano-2,4,3-benzo-dioxathiepin-3-oxide; Thiodan®
CAS No.
115-29-7
RTECS No.
RB9275000
DOT ID & Guide
2761 151
Formula
C9H6Cl6O3S
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.1 mg/m3 [skin]
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA PV2023
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Brown crystals with a slight, sulfur dioxide odor. [insecticide] [Note: Technical product is a tan, waxy, isomer mixture.]
MW:
406.9
BP:
Decomposes
MLT: 223°F
Sol:
0.00001%
VP(77°F): 0.00001 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.74
Fl.P:
NA
UEL:
NA
LEL:
NA
Noncombustible Solid, but may be dissolved in flammable liquids.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Alkalis, acids, water [Note: Corrosive to iron. Hydrolyzes slowly on contact with water or decomposes in presence of alkalis and acids to form sulfur dioxide.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation skin; nausea, confusion, agitation, flushing, dry mouth, tremor, convulsions, headache; in animals: kidney, liver injury; decreased testis weight
Target Organs
Skin, central nervous system, liver, kidneys, reproductive system
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: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0742
 
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