Clonitralid

  • 5-Chloro-n-(2-chloro-4-nitrophenyl)-2-hydroxybenzamide compd with 2-aminoethanol
  • Clonitralid
  • 5,2-Dichloro-4-nitrosalicylic anilide 2-aminoethanol salt
  • 2',5-Dichloro-4'-nitrosalicyloylanilide ethanolamine salt
  • Ethanolamine salt of 5,2'-dichloro-4'-nitrosalicyclicanilide
  • Hl 2448
Formula
C13H8Cl2N2O4.C2H7NO
Structure
Description
Yellow solid.
Uses
Excellent action as molluscicide for control of water snails (intermediate hosts to causal organism of bilharziasis (schistosomiasis) & liver fluke infection) & sea lamprey.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
1420-04-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
215-811-7
RTECS
VN8575000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Tumorigen; Reproductive Effector
Beilstein/Gmelin
4078572
EPA OPP
77401

Properties.
Formula
C13H8Cl2N2O4*C2H7NO
Formula mass
388.23
Melting point, °C
204
Solubility in water
nearly insoluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in original container, preferably in locked area, away from children, food, feed.
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
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
Should a spill occur while you are handling this chemical, FIRST REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF IGNITION, then you should dampen the solid spill material with ethanol and transfer the dampened material to a suitable container. Use absorbent paper dampened with ethanol to pick up any remaining material. Seal the absorbent paper, and any of your clothes, which may be contaminated, in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Solvent wash all contaminated surfaces with ethanol followed by washing 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
Ethanolamine salt is highly stable to heat and is hydrolyzed only by hot strong acids and alkalies.

Fire.
Fire fighting
This compound is not very flammable but any fire involving this compound may produce dangerous vapors. You should evacuate the area. All firefighters should wear full-body protective clothing and use self-contained breathing apparatuses. You should extinguish any fires involving this chemical with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide, foam, or halon extinguisher.
Fire potential
This material is probably combustible.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.

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. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.

Transport.