Trysben

  • 2,3,6-Trichlorobenzoic acid
Formula
C7H3Cl3O2
Structure
Description
Herbicide.
Uses
Herbicide

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
50-31-7
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
200-026-4
EC Index Number
607-152-00-2
EC Class
Harmful; Dangerous for the Environment
RTECS
DH7700000
RTECS class
Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide; Drug
Beilstein/Gmelin
1873934
Beilstein Reference
4-09-00-01009
EPA OPP
17302
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-2084
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C7H3Cl3O2
Formula mass
225.45
Melting point, °C
163 - 164.5
Boiling point, °C
324
Critical temperature
547
Critical pressure
37.3
Partition coefficient, pKow
3.27

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in well ventilated area.
Handling
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.
Protection
Self-contained breathing apparatus must be worn. Rubber gloves, hats, suits and boots must be worn.
Respirators
Use NIOSH/MSHA approved respirator appropriate for exposure of concern.
Small spills/leaks
Evacuate area and ventilate. Wear protective equipment. If required, use an inert absrobent. Sweep up and place in an appropriate container for disposal. Wash contaminated surfaces.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber gloves, hats, suits and boots must be worn. Highly toxic fumes are imminent.
Fire potential
Nonflammable.

Health.
Poison_Class
4
Exposure effects
The toxicological properties of this material have not been investigated.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
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.
   Inhalation
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.
   Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash exposed area with soap and water. If symptoms persist, seek medical attention. Launder clothing before reuse.
   Eyes
If symptoms develop, immediately move individual away from exposure and into fresh air. Flush eyes gently with water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart; seek immediate medical attention.

Transport.