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Temephos

Synonyms & Trade Names
Abate®; Temefos; O,O,O'O'-Tetramethyl O,O'-thiodi-p-phenylene phosphorothioate
CAS No.
3383-96-8
RTECS No.
TF6890000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
S[C6H4OP(S)(OCH3)2]2
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 10 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
OSHA PEL
: TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 0500 , 0600;
OSHA PV2056
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
White, crystalline solid or liquid (above 87°F). [insecticide] [Note: Technical grade is a viscous, brown liquid.]
MW:
466.5
BP:
248-257°F (Decomposes)
MLT: 87°F
Sol:
Insoluble
VP(77°F): 0.00000007 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.32
Fl.P:
?
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Combustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, blurred vision; dizziness; dyspnea (breathing difficulty); salivation; abdominal cramps, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting
Target Organs
Eyes, 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
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   See ICSC CARD: 0199
 
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