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Pindone

Synonyms & Trade Names
tert-Butyl valone, 1,3-Dioxo-2-pivaloy-lindane, Pival®, Pivalyl, 2-Pivalyl-1,3-indandione
CAS No.
83-26-1
RTECS No.
NK6300000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C9H5O2C(O)C(CH3)3
Conversion
IDLH
100 mg/m3
See: 83261
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.1 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
TWA 0.1 mg/m3
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Bright-yellow powder with almost no odor. [rodenticide]
Molecular Weight
230.3
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
230°F
Solubility
(77°F): 0.002%
Vapor Pressure
Very low
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.06
Flash Point
?
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion
Symptoms
epistaxis (nosebleed), excess bleeding from minor cuts, bruises; smoky urine, black tarry stools; abdominal, back pain
Target Organs
Blood prothrombin
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:No recommendation
Eyes:No recommendation
Wash skin:No recommendation
Remove:No recommendation
Change:Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately

Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 0.5 mg/m3:
(APF = 5) Any quarter-mask respirator.
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Up to 1 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 2.5 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 5 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 100 mg/m3:
(APF = 2000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is 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: 1515   MEDICAL TESTS: 0194
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