Phoxim

  • O, O-Diethyl-O-(alpha-cyanobenzylideneamino)thiophosphate
  • 4-Ethoxy-7-phenyl-3,5-dioxa-6-aza-4-phosphaoct-6-ene-8-nitrile 4-sulfide
  • O,O-Diethyl O-(a-cyanobenzylideneamino) phosphorothioate
  • 3,5-Dioxa-6-aza-4-phosphaoct-6-ene-8-nitrile, 4-ethoxy-7-phenyl-, 4-sulfide
Formula
C12H15N2O3PS
Structure
Description
l
Uses
Used as an insecticide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
14816-18-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
238-887-3
EC Index Number
015-100-00-X
RTECS
MD4740000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Reproductive Effector
UN (DOT)
2810
Merck
12,7523
Beilstein/Gmelin
2995646
Beilstein Reference
5-10
EPA OPP
598800
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-4532
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C12H15N2O3PS
Formula mass
298.3
Melting point, °C
3 - 4
Boiling point, °C
363
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2E-5 (25 C)
Density
1.76 g/mL (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Refractive index
1.541 (25 C)
Heat of vaporization
60.8 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store in a cool dry place.
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Phosphorous oxides.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
173
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Fire potential
Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Hazards
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed. Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin. Readily absorbed through skin. Cholinesterase inhibitor. Lachrymator. Target organ(s): Blood. Centr
   Ingestion
See Inhalation.
   Inhalation
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
   Skin
Readily absorbed through skin.
   Eyes
See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek medical assistance.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. 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
2810
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
III