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TETRAMETHRIN ICSC: 0334
Date of Peer Review: March 2001

3,4,5,6-Tetrahydrophthalimidomethyl (1RS)-cis-trans-chrysanthemate
(1,3,4,5,6,7-Hexahydro-1,3-dioxo-2H-isoindol-2-yl)methyl 2,2-dimethyl-3-(2-methyl-1-propenyl)cyclopropanecarboxylate
CAS # 7696-12-0 C19H25NO4
RTECS # GZ172 0000 Molecular mass: 331.4
UN #
EC Index #
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.
Powder, AFFF, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION

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

Inhalation
Ventilation, local exhaust, or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Skin Redness. Burning sensation.
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.
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. Personal protection: A/P2 filter respirator for organic vapour and harmful dust.
EU Classification
UN Classification

EMERGENCY RESPONSE STORAGE

Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing.
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 2005

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TETRAMETHRIN ICSC: 0334
IMPORTANT DATA
PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALLINE POWDER, WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR.

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:
No indication can be given about the rate in which a harmful concentration in the air is reached on evaporation of this substance at 20C.

EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance is irritating to the eyes and the skin.

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Melting point: 60-80C
Density: 1.11 g/cm
Solubility in water: none
Vapour pressure, Pa at 20C: <10
ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be given to avoid any additional release, e.g. through inappropriate disposal.
NOTES
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties. Neo-pynamin is a trade name. Also consult publication Health and Safety Guide No. 31 Tetramethrin, and Environmental Health Criteria No. 98 Tetramethrin, of IPCS.
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 2005
See Also:
        Tetramethrin (EHC 98, 1990)
        Tetramethrin (UK PID)