|ATRAZINE||ICSC: 0099 (November 2009)|
| CAS #: 1912-24-9
|EC Number: 217-617-8
|ACUTE HAZARDS||PREVENTION||FIRE FIGHTING|
|FIRE & EXPLOSION||Combustible under specific conditions. Liquid formulations containing organic solvents may be flammable. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire. Risk of fire and explosion if formulations contain flammable/explosive solvents.||NO open flames.||Use water spray, foam, powder, carbon dioxide.|
|PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!|
|Inhalation||Use ventilation (not if powder).||Fresh air, rest.|
|Skin||Protective gloves.||Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.|
|Eyes||Redness. Pain.||Wear safety spectacles.||Rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible). Refer for medical attention.|
|Ingestion||Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.||Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention .|
|SPILLAGE DISPOSAL||CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING|
|Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.||
According to UN GHS Criteria
WARNINGCauses serious eye irritation
May cause damage to liver through prolonged or repeated exposure
Toxic to aquatic life
|Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access.|
|Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.|
|PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION|
Physical State; Appearance
|EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS|
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
|OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS|
TLV: 2 mg/m3, as TWA; A3 (confirmed animal carcinogen with unknown relevance to humans).
MAK: 1 mg/m3; peak limitation category: II(2); pregnancy risk group: C
|The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms. This substance does enter the environment under normal use. Great care, however, should be taken to avoid any additional release, for example through inappropriate disposal.|
|Temperature of decomposition is unknown in the literature.
Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s).
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 43-48/22-50/53; S: (2)-36/37-60-61
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