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IMIDACLOPRID ICSC: 1501
Date of Peer Review: April 2004

1-(6-Chloro-3-pyridylmethyl)-N-nitroimidazolidin-2-ylideneamine
1-((6-Chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl)-N-nitro-2-imidazolidinimine
1-(6-Chloro-3-pyridinylmethyl)-N-nitroimidazolidin-2-ylideneamine
1H-Imidazol-2-amine, 1-((6-chloro-3-pyridinyl)methyl)-4,5-dihydro-N-nitro
CAS # 138261-41-3 C9H10ClN5O2
RTECS # NJ0560000 Molecular mass: 255.7
UN # 2588
EC #
TYPES OF HAZARD / EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE


Inhalation
Avoid inhalation of dust.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
Eyes
Safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Dizziness. Drowsiness. Tremors. Uncoordinated movements.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
Induce vomiting (ONLY IN CONSCIOUS PERSONS!).
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL PACKAGING & LABELLING
Sweep spilled substance into containers. Carefully collect remainder, then remove to safe place. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
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)-61GT7-III
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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IMIDACLOPRID ICSC: 1501
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR BEIGE POWDER.

CHEMICAL DANGERS:
On combustion, forms toxic gases. The substance decomposes on heating.

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV not established. MAK not established.
ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.

INHALATION RISK:
Evaporation at 20C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance may cause effects on the nervous system.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: 144C
Density: 1.54 g/cm
Solubility in water, g/100 ml at 20C: 0.061
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: negligible
Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 0.57
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
This substance may be hazardous in the environment; special attention should be given to birds, crustacea, fish and honey bees.
NOTES
Other melting points: 136.4C and 143.8 C depending on crystal form. If the substance is formulated with solvents also consult the ICSCs of these materials. Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


LEGAL NOTICE Neither the CEC nor the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information
IPCS, CEC 1999