Butoxycarboxim

  • Butoxycarboxime
  • 3-(Methylsulfonyl)-2-butanone O-(methylcarbamoyl)oxime
  • 3-(Sulfonyl)-O-((methylamino)oxime-2-butanone
Formula
C7H14N2O4S
Structure
Description
Colorless crystals
Uses
Systemic insecticide. Against sucking insects in potted ornamentals. No longer used in any registered product.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
34681-23-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
252-140-9
10 23/24/25 36 50/53
36/37 45 60 61
RTECS
EL9210000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
UN (DOT)
2757
Beilstein/Gmelin
2115506
Beilstein Reference
6-04
EPA OPP
577200
Austrailia AICS
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H14N2O4S
Formula mass
222.29
Melting point, °C
81 - 83
Boiling point, °C
318
Solubility in water
209 g/L (20 C)
pKa/pKb
13.41 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed.
Protection
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Stability
Stable to u.v. light. Thermally stable up to 100 deg C
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Nitrogen oxides, Sulfur oxides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
1
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects
Harmful if swallowed.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed.
   Inhalation
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Avoid any skin contact. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove material from skin immediately. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2757
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1