White monoclinic crystals. Commercial product is a pale, amber brown liquid with an aromatic smell of xylene.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
EC Index Number
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1.128 g/cm3 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Keep container closed. Do not store near food/feed.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Safety goggles. Protective gloves and clothing.
NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator.
Absorb with apropriate intert material. Scoop up and place in an appropriate container for later disposal. Use the proper protective equipment during clean up.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Oxides of carbon and nitrogen.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
Acute effects - slow heart beat, low blood pressure, sedation, low body temperature. May cause effects on the central nervous system.<BR>Chronic effects - May have effects on the central nervous system and liver.
Transient skin flushing (see inhalation). May be absorbed through skin.
Conjunctival irritation. Can cause corrosive damage.
Seek medical attention. If individual is drowsy or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth; place individual on the left side with the head down. Contact a physician, medical facility, or poison control center for advice about whether to induce vomiting. If possible, do not leave individual unattended.
If symptoms develop, move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. If breathing is difficult, administer oxygen. Keep person warm and quiet; seek immediate medical attention.
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.