Colorless crystalline solid.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
EC Index Number
Harmful; Dangerous for the Environment
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
132 (0.1 torr)
Vapor pressure, mmHg
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Hazards and Protection.
Estimated shelf life in excess of 2 yr under normal storage conditions store in a cool, dry place. Do not contaminate water or feed by storage or disposal.
Untrained persons should not handle this chemical or its containers. Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapors.. For laboratory use only.
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.
Use appropriate OSHA/MSHA approved respirator.
Evacuate area. Wear OSHA regulated equipment. Ventilate area. Sweep up and place in a n approved container. Hold for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces to remove any residue.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
When heated to decomposition it emits very toxic fumes of nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
TLV: ppm; 5 mg/m3 (as TWA) (ACGIH 1997). OSHA PEL: none NIOSH REL: TWA 5 mg/m3
Coma was reported following ingestion of an herbicide containing atrazine, aminotriazole, ethylene glycol, and formaldehyde. Muscle tremors, tetany, and ataxia have been reported in animals following ingestions of triazine herbicides.
Symptoms: In animals: central nervous system depressant/depression; thyroid, liver enzyme changes Target Organs: central nervous system, thyroid, liver.
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.
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.
Remove contaminated clothing and wash exposed area thoroughly with soap and water. A physician should examine the area if irritation or pain persists.
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.