Fuberidazole

  • 2-(2'-Furyl)benzimidazole
  • 2-(2-Furyl)benzimidazole
  • 1H-Benzimidazole, 2-(2-furanyl)-
Formula
C11H8N2O
Structure
Description
Crystalline powder.
Uses
Used in cereal seed dressing and fungicidal non-mercurial seed dressing with special action against fusarium.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
3878-19-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
223-404-0
EC Index Number
613-016-00-3
EC Class
Harmful; Dangerous for the Environment
RTECS
DD9010000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
153833
Beilstein Reference
4-27-00-07172
EPA OPP
466200
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-1019
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C11H8N2O
Formula mass
184.21
Melting point, °C
315 - 320
Boiling point, °C
411
Critical temperature
698
Critical pressure
44.6
Solubility in water
0.06 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
12.53 (pKa)
Partition coefficient, pKow
1.48

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
This compound is a fungicide. Do not touch spilled material; stop leak if you can do so without risk. Use water spray to reduce vapors. Small spills: absorb with sand or other noncombustible absorbent material and place into containers for later disposal. Small dry spills: with clean shovel place material into clean, dry container and cover; move containers from spill area. Large spills: dike far ahead of spill for later disposal.
Stability
No data.
Incompatibilities
Incompatible with isocyanates, halogenated organics, peroxides, phenols (acidic), epoxides, anhydrides, and acid halides.

Fire.
Fire fighting
This compound is a fungicide. Move container from fire area if you can do so without risk. Fight fire from maximum distance. Dike fire control water for later disposal; do not scatter the material. Keep unnecessary people away; isolate hazard area and deny entry. Stay upwind; keep out of low areas. Ventilate closed spaces before entering them. Wear positive pressure breathing apparatus and special protective clothing. Remove and isolate contaminated clothing at the site.Extinguish with dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray, fog, or foam.
Hazards
When heated to decomposition, it emits toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
It is classified as moderately toxic. Its probable oral lethal dose in humans is 0.5-5 g/kg or between 1 ounce and 1 pint for a150 lb. person.
   Skin
See inhalation.
   Eyes
See inhalation

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.
USCG CHRIS Code
FDZ