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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 See Appendix G
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.]
Molecular Weight
406.9
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
223°F
Solubility
0.00001%
Vapor Pressure
(77°F): 0.00001 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.74
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
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   ICSC CARD: 0742
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