Sodium diethyldithiocarbamate trihydrate

  • Diethyldithiocarbamate sodium trihydrate
  • Diethyldithiocarbamic acid sodium salt trihydrate
  • Carbamic acid, diethyldithio, sodium salt, trihydrate
  • Dithiocarb trihydrate
Formula
C5H10NNaS2.3H2O
Structure
Description
Very slightly yellow powder.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
20624-25-3
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-710-6
EC Class
harmful
S 22 36/37
RTECS
EZ6550000
RTECS class
Drug; Mutagen
Merck
12,3443
Beilstein/Gmelin
3920507
Beilstein Reference
4-04-00-00389
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-68986
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C5H10NNaS2 . 3 H2O
Formula mass
225.31
Melting point, °C
93
Vapor density (air=1)
5.9
Solubility in water
600 g/L (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use. Store protected from moisture.
Handling
Wash thoroughly after handling. Use only in a well ventilated area. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation. Do not allow contact with water. Keep from contact with moist air and steam.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
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.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment. Avoid generating dusty conditions. Provide ventilation. Do not get water inside containers.
Disposal code
3
Stability
Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Strong oxidizing agents.
Decomposition
Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide, oxides of sulfur, irritating and toxic fumes and gases, carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Fire fighting
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. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire. Do NOT get water inside containers. In case of fire use water spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide, or appropriate foam.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
Dithiocarbamate compounds may cause cancer.
   Ingestion
May cause gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May be harmful if swallowed. May cause fainting, cyanosis, hypotension, arrhythmias, and seizures.
   Inhalation
May cause respiratory tract irritation.
   Skin
May cause skin irritation.
   Eyes
May cause eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Do NOT induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.

Transport.
HS Code
2930 20 00