Glyphosate isopropylamine salt

  • Bronco
  • Glifonox
  • Glyphosate mono(Isopropylamine) salt
  • Isopropylamine salt of n-(phosphono-methyl)glycine
  • n-(Phosphonomethyl)glycine isopropylamine salt
  • n-(Phosphonomethyl)glycine isopropylammonium salt
Formula
C3H9N.C3H8NO5P
Structure
Description
Clear, viscous amber-colored solution. Practically odorless to slight amine-like odor.
Uses
Herbicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
38641-94-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
254-056-8
RTECS
MC1080000
RTECS class
Mutagen
Beilstein/Gmelin
5650683
EPA OPP
103601
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C3H9N*C3H8NO5P
Formula mass
228.22
Melting point, °C
200
Density
1.17 g/cm3
Solubility in water
very soluble

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store above 10F to prevent crystallizing. If allowed to crystallize, place in warm room 68F for several days to redissolve; mix well before reuse.
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
Long-sleeved shirt, long pants, chemical protective gloves. Goggles during mixing/pouring operations in which eye contact is likely to occur.
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
Stable up to 5 years under normal conditions.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Water spray, foam, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or any class b agent.

Health.
Exposure effects
Mental status changes may be seen late in the course of glyphosate poisoning.
   Ingestion
Common signs - nausea and vomiting; erythema of mucous membranes; epigastric pain.
   Inhalation
Life-threatening effects include pulmonary edema and aspiration pneumonitis. Irritation occurs.
   Skin
Commercial glyphosate formulations have caused erythema, piloerection, and contact dermatitis.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Rinse the mouth and dilute with milk or water. For smaller ingestions, oral irrigation and dilution may be all that is necessary. Emesis is not recommended, although spontaneous vomiting may occur. Administer activated charcoal and cathartic.
   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 clothing and wash skin, including hair.
   Eyes
Irrigate exposed eyes with copious amounts of tepid water for at least 15 minutes. If irritation, pain, swelling, lacrimation, or photophobia persist, the patient should be seen in a health care facility.

Transport.
USCG CHRIS Code
RUP
 
7 Aliphatic amines
IMO Pollution Category
B
IMO Hazard code
S/P