Aramite

  • 88 R
  • Butylphenoxyisopropyl chloroethyl sulfite
  • Aramit
  • Aramite-15w
  • Aramiteararamite-15w
Formula
C15H23ClO4S
Structure
Description
Colorless liquid.
Uses
Antimicrobicide agent (former use).

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
140-57-8
RTECS
WT2975000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector; Human Data
Merck
12,805
Beilstein/Gmelin
2509312
Beilstein Reference
4-06-00-03301
EPA OPP
62501
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-1142

Properties.
Formula
C15H23ClO4S
Formula mass
334.86
Melting point, °C
31.7
Boiling point, °C
200 - 210 (7 torr)
Vapor pressure, mmHg
< 10
Density
1.1450 to 1.1620 g/cm3
Solubility in water
practically insoluble
Refractive index
1.5075 (27 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
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.
Protection
Chemical splash goggles in compliance with OSHA regulations are advised; however, OSHA regulations also permit other type safety glasses. Whre chemical resistant gloves. To prevent repeated or prolonged skin contact, wear impervious clothing and boots.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
Stability in solution decreases in strong acid or alkali technical material is decomposed by sunlight and develops odor of sulfur dioxide. Technical material.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
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.

Health.
Carcinogin
I-2B, CP65
Poison_Class
1*
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea are possible if ingested.
   Inhalation
Cough, tachypnea, and wheezing are common after inhalation.
   Skin
Redness, swelling and pain may occur.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
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.
   Inhalation
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.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
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.

Transport.