Carbendazim

  • 1H-Benzimidazol-2-ylcarbamic acid methyl ester
  • Carbendazol
  • Methyl benzimidazole-2-ylcarbamate
  • Methyl (1H-Benzimidazol-2-yl)carbamate
Formula
C9H9N3O2
Structure
Description
Light gray or beige powder.
Uses
fungicide

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
10605-21-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
234-232-0
EC Index Number
613-048-00-8
EC Class
Mutagenic Category 3
RTECS
DD6500000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Merck
12,1836
Beilstein/Gmelin
649044
Beilstein Reference
5-25-10-00376
RCRA
U372
EPA OPP
600051
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-9605
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C9H9N3O2
Formula mass
191.19
Melting point, °C
302
Boiling point, °C
409
Decomposition point, °C
302-307
Density
1.45 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
8 mg/L
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.37

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
Protective gloves. Safety goggles.
Respirators
Wear a NIOSH-approved half face respirator equipped with an organic vapor/acid gas cartridge (specific for organic vapors, HCl, acid gas and SO2) with a dust/mist filter.
Small spills/leaks
If you spill this chemical, you should dampen the solid spill material with water, then transfer the dampened material to a suitable container. Use absorbent paper dampened with water to pick up any remaining material. Seal your contaminated clothing and the absorbent paper in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Wash all contaminated surfaces with a soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminated area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with strong acids and bases, and especially

Fire.
Fire fighting
Fires involving this material can be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher.
Hazards
this chemical is probably nonflammable.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
Animal tests show that this substance possibly causes toxic effects on human reproduction.
   Eyes
Redness

First aid
 
   Ingestion
DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician.
   Inhalation
IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used.
   Skin
IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.
   Eyes
First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. If symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop, immediately transport the victim to a hospital.

Transport.