Ciodrin

  • Cotoxyfos
  • 1-Methylbenzyl-3-(dimethoxyphosphinyloxo)isocrotonate
  • a-Methyl benzyl-3-hydroxy cis crotonate dimethyl phosphate
  • alpha-Methylbenzyl 3-Hydroxycrotonate dimethyl phosphate
Formula
C14H19O6P
Structure
Description
Light straw-colored liquid with a mild ester odor.
Uses
Acaricide, insecticide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7700-17-6
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
231-720-5
EC Index Number
015-109-00-9
EC Class
Toxic
RTECS
GQ5075000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Mutagen
Merck
12,2667
Beilstein/Gmelin
1892022
EPA OPP
58801
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-6485
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C14H19O6P
Formula mass
314.28
Boiling point, °C
135 (0.03 torr)
Vapor pressure, mmHg
1E-5
Density
1.19 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
0.1% @ 20 C
Refractive index
1.4988 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Glass, polyethylene, or synthetic, silica-lined containers. Keep crotoxyphos stable. Also stable in presence of hydrocarbon solvents and dichlorvos. Incompatible with other mineral carriers.
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
Rubber gloves, respirator for commercial spraying.
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
No data.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
79.4
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.
Fire potential
Nonflammable.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
Reduced body temperature or elevated body temperature may occur. Low heart rate and abnormally low blood pressure may develop after moderate to severe poisoning. Rapid heart rate, elevated blood pressure, and changes in respiratory rate may also occur. Early giddiness, anxiety headache, and restlessness followed by ataxia, drowsiness, and confusion are common with moderate to severe exposures. Sporadic reports of human birth defects related to organophosphates have not been fully verified.
   Ingestion
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea are common muscarinic effects. Both painless and frank clinical pancreatitis have been reported.
   Skin
Profuse sweating is common. Pallor may be noted. Dermal sensitization has been reported.
   Eyes
Constriction of the pupil, tearing, and blurred vision are common. Prolonged dialation of the pupils may occur. Salivation commonly occurs.

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.