Kelevan

  • Kelevane
  • Ethyl 5-(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,10-decachloro-5-hydroxypentacyclo[5.3.0.0(2,6).0(3,9).0(4,8)] dec-5-yl)-4-oxovalerate
  • thyl 1,1a,3,3a,4,5,5a,5b,6-decachlorooctahydro-2-hydroxy-1,3,4-metheno-1H-cyclobuta[cd]pentalene-2-levulinate
Formula
C17H12Cl10O4
Structure
Uses
Organochloride pesticide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
4234-79-1
22 24 51/53
36/37 45 61
RTECS
PC8400000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
UN (DOT)
2588
Beilstein/Gmelin
2197868
Beilstein Reference
6-10
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-6964

Properties.
Formula
C17H12Cl10O4
Formula mass
634.79
Melting point, °C
91
Boiling point, °C
578
Vapor pressure, mmHg
9.3E-16 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
6.12 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Cover with plastic sheet to prevent spreading. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Use method most appropriate to fight surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-Combustible
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
3
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
See inhalation.
   Inhalation
Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed. Headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, incoordination, tremor, mental confusion, hyperexcitable state. In severe cases: convulsions, seizures, coma and respiratory depression.
   Skin
Hypersensitive to stimulation, sensation of prickling, tingling or creeping on skin.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
Move victim to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Do not use mouth-to-mouth method if victim ingested or inhaled the substance; induce artificial respiration with the aid of a pocket mask equipped with a one-way valve or other proper respiratory medical device. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove material from skin immediately. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
2588
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1