Disulfiram

Synonyms & Trade Names
Antabuse®, bis(Diethylthiocarbamoyl) disulfide, Ro-Sulfiram®, TETD, Tetraethylthiuram disulfide
CAS No.
97-77-8
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
[(C₂H₅)₂NCS]₂S₂
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 2 mg/m3 [Precautions should be taken to avoid concurrent exposure to ethylene dibromide.]
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
White, yellowish, or light-gray powder with a slight odor. [fungicide]
Molecular Weight
296.6
Boiling Point
?
Melting Point
158°F
Solubility
0.02%
Vapor Pressure
?
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.30
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; sensitization dermatitis; lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), tremor, restlessness, headache, dizziness; metallic taste; peripheral neuropathy; liver damage
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, liver
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
See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 1438
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