Rimsulfuron

  • 1-(4,6-Dimethoxypyrimidin-2-yl)-3-(3-ethylsulfonyl-2-pyridylsulfonyl)urea
  • N-(((4,6-Dimethoxy-2-pyrimidinyl)amino)carbonyl)-3-(ethylsulfonyl)-2-pyridinesulfonamide
Formula
C14H17N5O7S2
Structure
Description
Off white to tan with no distinct odor.
Uses
Substance is used as a herbicide.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
122931-48-0
RTECS
UT7900000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Mutagen
Merck
12,10356
Beilstein/Gmelin
7501778
Beilstein Reference
6-25
EPA OPP
129024
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-138715

Properties.
Formula
C14H17N5O7S2
Formula mass
431.45
Solubility in water
7.3 g/L (25 C)
pKa/pKb
3.07 (pKa)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store product in original container only. Do not contaminate water, other pesticides, fertilizer, food or feed in storage.
Protection
Long-sleeved shirt and long pants. Chemical Resistant Gloves Category A (such as butyl rubber, natural rubber, neoprene rubber, or nitrile rubber) greater than or equal to 14 mils. Shoes plus socks.
Small spills/leaks
Dike spill. Prevent material from entering sewers, waterways, or low areas. Shovel or sweep up.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Evacuate personnel to a safe area. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear full protective equipment. Use water spray. Extinguish using water, foam dry chemical or CO2.
Hazards
Not a fire or explosion hazard.

Health.
Poison_Class
5
Exposure effects
   Skin
Harmful if absorbed through skin.
   Eyes
Irritation with discomfort, tearing, or blurring of vision.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
No specific intervention is indicated, as the compound is not likely to be hazardous by ingestion. Consult a physician if necessary.
   Inhalation
No specific intervention is indicated, as the compound is not likely to be hazardous by inhalation. Consult a physician if necessary.
   Skin
Take off contaminated clothing. Rinse skin immediately with plenty of water for 15-20 minutes. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.
   Eyes
Hold eye open and rinse slowly and gently with water for 15-20 minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye. Call a poison control center or doctor for treatment advice.

Transport.