Combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.
NO open flames.
Use water spray, powder, foam, carbon dioxide.
Avoid inhalation of dust.
Wear safety spectacles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work. Wash hands before eating.
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.
Decomposes at 173°C Melting point: 112-123°C Solubility in water: none Vapour pressure at 20°C: negligible Octanol/water partition coefficient as log Pow: 4
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure The substance can be absorbed into the body by ingestion.
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is mildly irritating to the eyes.
Inhalation risk Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly on spraying or when dispersed, especially if powdered.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure The substance may have effects on the kidneys and liver. This may result in tissue lesions.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
The substance is harmful to aquatic organisms. This substance may be hazardous to the environment. Special attention should be given to bees. 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.
Spinosad is a mixture of Spinosyn A (CAS 131929-60-7) and Spinosyn B (CAS 131929-63-0). If the substance is formulated with solvent(s) also consult the card(s) (ICSC) of the solvent(s). Carrier solvents used in commercial formulations may change physical and toxicological properties.
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