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Propoxur

Synonyms & Trade Names
Aprocarb®, o-Isopropoxyphenyl-N-methylcarbamate, N-Methyl-2-isopropoxyphenyl-carbamate
CAS No.
114-26-1
RTECS No.
FC3150000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CH3NHCOOC6H4OCH(CH3)2
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 5601;
OSHA PV2007
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
White to tan, crystalline powder with a faint, characteristic odor. [insecticide]
Molecular Weight
209.3
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
187-197°F
Solubility
0.2%
Vapor Pressure
0.000007 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
?
Flash Point
>300°F
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Class IIIB Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, alkalis [Note: Emits highly toxic methyl isocyanate fumes when heated to decomposition.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Miosis, blurred vision; sweating, salivation; abdominal cramps, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting; headache, lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), muscle twitching
Target Organs
central nervous system, liver, kidneys, gastrointestinal tract, blood cholinesterase
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:Daily
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:Daily
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   ICSC CARD: 0191
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