Furalaxyl

  • Alanine, N-(2,6-dimethylphenyl)-N-(2-furanylcarbonyl)-, methyl ester
Formula
C17H19NO4
Structure
Description
Beige powder with a mild, non-specific odor.
Uses
Systemic fungicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
57646-30-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
260-875-1
EC Index Number
612-138-00-4
22 52/53
36/37/39 61
RTECS
AY6320000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
Beilstein/Gmelin
6427785
Beilstein Reference
6-18
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C17H19NO4
Formula mass
301.37
Boiling point, °C
420
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.9E-7 (25 C)
Density
1.23 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Heat of vaporization
67.4 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
There are no special storage requirements.
Protection
Impermeable protective gloves should be worn when you are using this product, to prevent irritation. Protective eyewear is suggested when using this product.
Respirators
It is usually safe to not use a dust mask or respirator protection on account of this product. However, if the product is being used in dusty or confined conditions, use of a mask or respirator may be preferred. Special clothing is not normally required with the proper use of this material.
Small spills/leaks
In the event of a major spill, prevent spillage from entering drains or water courses. As a minimum, wear overalls, goggles and gloves. Stop leak if safe to do so, and contain spill. Sweep up and shovel or collect recoverable product into labelled containers for recycling or salvage. After spills, wash area preventing runoff from entering drains. If a significant quantity of material enters drains, advise emergency services.
Incompatibilities
None reported.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Material is non flammable. Use appropriate protective equipment and extinguishing agents for surrounding fire.
Hazards
Decomposition products from this product may form toxic and corrosive mixtures in confined spaces.
Combustion products
Carbon dioxide, and if combustion is incomplete, carbon monoxide and smoke. Nitrogen, and under some circumstances, oxides of nitrogen. Water.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Should present no significant problems to typical persons if used as intended.
   Inhalation
Should present no significant problems to typical persons if used as intended.
   Skin
Mildly irritating to skin. However, it is unlikely to cause more than minor discomfort or effects such as itchiness, occasional small blisters or slight skin reddening.
   Eyes
Mildly irritating to the eyes. It is likely to cause mild discomfort such as watering and redness of the eyes. However, this should quickly disappear once exposure is over.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, and if more than 15 minutes from a hospital, induce vomiting, preferably using Ipecac Syrup APF. Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
No first aid measures normally required. However, if vapours or dusts have been inhaled, and irritation has developed, remove to fresh air and observe until recovered. If irritation becomes painful or persists more than about 30 minutes, seek medical advice.
   Skin
Thoroughly wash contacted areas. No further measures should normally be required unless irritation is noticed. If irritation persists, seek medical attention
   Eyes
Wash material from them with running water. If they begin watering or reddening, take special care in washing thoroughly.

Transport.