【Product Name】DL-2-(3-Chlorophenoxy)propionic acid
【RTECS Class】Agricultural Chemical and Pesticide
Physical and Chemical Properties
【Solubility in water】Very soluble
【Melting Point】114 - 115℃
【Vapor Pressure】0.00015 (25℃)
【Heat Of Vaporization】59.1 kJ/mol
【Usage】Herbicide. Fruit thinner, plums, prunes.
First Aid Measures
【Ingestion】If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Get medical aid immediately.
【Inhalation】Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
【Skin】Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
【Eyes】Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid immediately.
Handling and Storage
【Storage】Store in a cool, dry place. Keep container closed when not in use.
【Handling】Wash thoroughly after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
【Ingestion】Nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea may be noted following ingestion.
【Inhalation】Highly toxic, may be fatal if inhaled, swallowed or absorbed through skin. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
【Skin】Cyanosis unresponsive to oxygen therapy may be noted in patients with methemoglobinemia due to absorption of excessive amounts of these agents.
【Hazards】Containers may explode when heated.
【EC Risk Phrase】R 22 36/37/38
【EC Safety Phrase】S 26 36/37/39
Exposure Controls/Personal Protection
Eyes: Wear chemical ggles.
Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves to prevent skin exposure.
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to minimize contact with skin.
【Respirators】A respiratory protection program that meets OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134 and ANSI Z88.2 requirements or European Standard EN 149 must be followed whenever workplace conditions warrant a respirator's use.
Fire Fighting Measures
【Fire Fighting】Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. During a fire, irritating and highly toxic gases may be generated by thermal decomposition or combustion. Extinguishing media: Use agent most appropriate to extinguish fire.
【Fire Potential】Combustible material: may burn but does not ignite readily.
Accidental Release Measures
【Small spills/leaks】Clean up spills immediately, using the appropriate protective equipment.
Stability and Reactivity
【Stability】Stable under normal temperatures and pressures.
【Decomposition】Irritating and toxic fumes and gases.
【Combustion Products】Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.