Has been used as an agricultural fungicide.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R 26/27/28 33 50/53
S 13 28 36 45 60 61
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Organometallic; Mutagen
Swiss Giftliste 1
Melting point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container. Poison room locked.
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.
Wear appropriate safety goggles, protective clothing and gloves.
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
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.
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Keep away from strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents, strong acids.
Hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, mercury/mercury oxides are produced upon decomposition.
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or chemical foam.
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
May be fatal if swallowed. May cause headache. Can cause nervous system damage. May cause nausea and vomiting.
May be fatal if inhaled.
May be fatal if absorbed through the skin.
May cause eye irritation.
Get medical aid immediately. Wash mouth out with water.
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.
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