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CISMETHRIN ICSC: 0239
Date of peer-review: March 2002

(5-Benzyl-3-furyl)methyl (1R)-cis-chrysanthemate
(5-(Phenylmethyl)-3-furanyl)methyl 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylate
CAS # 35764-59-1 C22H26O3
RTECS # GZ1430000 Molecular mass: 338.5
UN # 3349
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable.
NO open flames.
Foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION

In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water.
EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

Inhalation
Ventilation (not if powder), local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
Skin Redness.
Protective gloves.
Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes Redness.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Do NOT wash away into sewer. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
EU Classification
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1
UN Pack Group: III
EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE
Transport Emergency Card: TEC (R)-61GT6-I
Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs.
IPCS
International
Programme on
Chemical Safety
Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety and the Commission of the European Communities IPCS, CEC 1999

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CISMETHRIN ICSC: 0239
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
WHITE POWDER.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying or when dispersed, especially if powdered.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes and the skin. The substance may cause effects on the nervous system.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Solubility in water: none
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Avoid release to the environment in circumstances different to normal use.
NOTES
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. See ICSC 0229 (Bioresmethrin), 0324 (Resmethrin).
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IPCS, CEC 1999