SAFETY DATA SHEET

according to EC directive 2001/58/EC

ACTELLIC 50 EC
Version 7 Revision Date 11.04.2006 Print Date 11.04.2006

1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE/PREPARATION AND OF THE COMPANY/UNDERTAKING PRODUCT INFORMATION Product name Design Code Use Company : ACTELLIC 50 EC : A5832B : insecticide : Syngenta Crop Protection AG Postfach CH-4002 Basel Switzerland : +41 61 323 11 11 : +41 61 323 12 12 : +44 1484 538444

Harmful

Dangerous for the environment

Telephone Telefax Emergency telephone number

2. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Hazardous components Chemical Name pirimiphos-methyl CAS-No. 29232-93-7 EC-No. 249-528-5 Symbol(s) Xn, N R-phrase(s) R22 R50/53 Concentration 48.5 % W/W

Poly(oxy-1,2ethanediyl), a(nonylphenyl)-whydroxysolvent naphtha (petroleum), light arom.

9016-45-9

Xi

R41 R52/53

0- 5% W/W

64742-95-6

265-199-0

Xn, N

R10 R37 R51/53 R65 R66 R67

40 W/W

50 %

benzenesulfonic acid, dodecyl-, calcium salt

26264-06-2

247-557-8

Xi

R38 R41

0- 5% W/W

For the full text of the R phrases mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.

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If swallowed. depandant on severity of poisoning Specific antidotes are oximes (e. Call a physician or Poison Control Centre immediately. Flammable. for at least 15 minutes.04. Very toxic to aquatic organisms.g. Do not use if under medical advice not to work with such compounds. a poison control center or physician. Immediate medical attention is required. Irritating to eyes and respiratory system. may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment.04. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use. Remove to fresh air. Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Pralidoxime) or Toxogonin Version 7 Page 2 of 9 . also under the eyelids. seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label. Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed. If breathing is irregular or stopped. If skin irritation persists. Inhalation : Inhalation : Skin contact : Eye contact : Ingestion : Symptoms Medical advice : : The symptoms are of cholinesterase inhibition Call Syngenta at the emergency number shown in this document. Keep patient warm and at rest. either by intramuscular or intravenously. Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11. administer artificial respiration. 4. Harmful if swallowed. Hazards identification This product contains an anticholinesterase compound. FIRST AID MEASURES General advice : Have the product container. label or Material Safety Data Sheet with you when calling the Syngenta emergency number.2006 Print Date 11.2006 3. call a physician. Consider taking venous blood for determination of blood cholinesterase activity (use heparin tube) Administer atropine sulfate. or going for treatment. a poison control center or doctor immediately for treatment advice. Keep patient warm and at rest. administer artificial respiration. Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician or Poison Control Centre immediately. Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness. Remove to fresh air. If breathing is irregular or stopped. Remove contact lenses.

Pay attention to flashback.small fires Use water spray. Remove all sources of ignition. Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system. If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities. earth. FIRE-FIGHTING MEASURES Suitable extinguishing media : Extinguishing media .g. Special protective equipment for firefighters Further information : : Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses. Cool closed containers exposed to fire with water spray.2006 Print Date 11. wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Beware of vapours accumulating to form explosive concentrations.large fires alcohol-resistant foam Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11. Vapours can accumulate in low areas. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak. Extinguishing media . Environmental precautions : Methods for cleaning up : Contain and collect spillage with non-combustible absorbent material.04. diatomaceus earth.2006 5.04. Flash back possible over considerable distance. vermiculite) and place in container for disposal according to local / national regulations (see section 13). sand. Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons : Specific hazards during fire fighting : As the product contains combustible organic components. Exposure to decomposition products may be a hazard to health. 6. Additional advice : Version 7 Page 3 of 9 . (e. fire will produce dense black smoke containing hazardous products of combustion (see section 10). alcohol-resistant foam. Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Personal precautions : Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8. dry chemical or carbon dioxide. In the event of fire.

HANDLING AND STORAGE HANDLING Advice on safe handling : Avoid contact with skin and eyes. For personal protection see section 8. do not eat. When using. drink or smoke.2006 7.04. cool and well-ventilated place. Keep out of the reach of children.2006 Print Date 11. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. No smoking.04. Keep away from combustible material. drink and animal feedingstuffs. Keep in an area equipped with sprinklers. Use only in an area containing flame proof equipment. Keep away from food. Version 7 Page 4 of 9 . STORAGE Requirements for storage areas and containers : Keep containers tightly closed in a dry. Other data : Physically and chemically stable for at least 2 years when stored in the original unopened sales container at ambient tmperatures. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11.

seek appropriate professional advice. If airborne mists or vapors are generated. etc.04. Chemical resistant gloves are not usually required. When selecting personal protective equipment. or use disposable equipment (suits. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION Components with workplace control parameters Components pirimiphos-methyl solvent naphtha (petroleum). If eye contact is possible. sleeves. Use a self-contained breathing apparatus in cases of emergency spills. Wash with soap and water after removing protective clothing. Assess exposure and use any additional measures to keep airborne levels below any relevant exposure limit. ENGINEERING MEASURES Containment and/or segregation is the most reliable technical protection measure if exposure cannot be eliminated.2006 Print Date 11.2006 8. boots. when exposure levels are unknown. Personal protective equipment should be certified to appropriate standards. Select gloves based on the physical job requirements.) Wear as appropriate: dust impervious protective suit Exposure limit(s) 3 mg/m3 100 mg/m3 Value type 8 h TWA 8 h TWA Source SYNGENTA SUPPLIER Respiratory protection : Hand protection : Eye protection : Skin and body protection : Version 7 Page 5 of 9 . Decontaminate clothing before re-use. The extent of these protection measures depends on the actual risks in use. PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT Protective measures : The use of technical measures should always have priority over the use of personal protective equipment. aprons. A combination gas. use tight-fitting chemical safety goggles.SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11. or under any circumstances where air-purifying respirators may not provide adequate protection. light arom. vapor and particulate respirator may be necessary until effective technical measures are installed. Where necessary. seek additional occupational hygiene advice. use local exhaust ventilation controls. Assess the exposure and select chemical resistant clothing based on the potential for contact and the permeation / penetration characteristics of the clothing material. Protection provided by air-purifying respirators is limited.04.

SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11. 1. teratogenic or mutagenic effects in animal experiments. 11.2006 9. Hazardous polymerization does not occur.732 mg/kg Acute dermal toxicity : LD50 Rat. > 2.04. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION ELIMINATION INFORMATION (PERSISTENCE AND DEGRADABILITY) Bioaccumulation : Pirimiphos-methyl has high potential for bioaccumulation Version 7 Page 6 of 9 .2006 Print Date 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION Acute oral toxicity : : LD50 male Rat.000 mg/kg Skin irritation : Rabbit: slight Eye irritation : Rabbit: Moderately Irritating Sensitization : guinea pig not sensitizing Long term toxicity Did not show carcinogenic.04. Stable under normal conditions.522 mg/kg LD50 female Rat. 12. : None known. 1.03 g/cm3 at 20 ° C : Miscible 10. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Form : liquid clear : light brown : 38 °C Colour Flash point Density Water solubility : 1. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY Hazardous decomposition products Hazardous reactions : Combustion or thermal decomposition will evolve toxic and irritant vapors.

Print Date 11.2006 ECOTOXICITY EFFECTS Toxicity to fish : LC50 Oncorhynchus mykiss (rainbow trout). Triple rinse containers. 0.3 mg/l . dispose of in compliance with local regulations. Empty remaining contents. 48 h : ERC50 Algae. 2.0005 mg/l . Do not dispose of waste into sewer. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS Product : Do not contaminate ponds.S. Do not re-use empty containers. N. 72 h 13. ca. ( SUBSTITUTED BENZENOID HYDROCARBONS AND PIRIMIPHOS-METHYL ) Version 7 Page 7 of 9 .O. 96 h Toxicity to aquatic invertebrates Toxicity to algae : EC50 Daphnia magna (Water flea). If recycling is not practicable.04. waterways or ditches with chemical or used container.SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11. Empty containers should be taken for local recycling or waste disposal.04.2006 Stability in water Stability in soil Mobility : : : Pirimiphos-methyl is not persistent in water Pirimiphos-methyl is not persistent in soil. TRANSPORT INFORMATION Land transport ADR/ RID: UN-No: 1993 Class: 3 Danger Label Number : 3 Packaging group III Proper shipping name : FLAMMABLE LIQUID. 1. Contaminated packaging : 14. Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration. Pirimiphos-methyl has low mobility in soil.4 mg/l .

N.04. Harmful if swallowed. Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed. ( SUBSTITUTED BENZENOID HYDROCARBONS AND PIRIMIPHOS-METHYL ) 15. N.04. may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. R-phrase(s) : R65 R67 Version 7 Page 8 of 9 . Irritating to eyes and respiratory system.S. light arom. • Symbol(s) : Xn N R10 R22 R36/37 R50/53 Harmful Dangerous for the environment Flammable.S. Very toxic to aquatic organisms.SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11.O. REGULATORY INFORMATION Labelling according to EC Directives Hazardous components which must be listed on the label: pirimiphos-methyl • solvent naphtha (petroleum).O. ( SUBSTITUTED BENZENOID HYDROCARBONS AND PIRIMIPHOS-METHYL ) Marine pollutant : Marine pollutant Air transport IATA-DGR UN-No: Class: Danger Label Number : Packaging group: Proper shipping name : 1993 3 3 III FLAMMABLE LIQUID.2006 Print Date 11.2006 Sea transport IMDG: UN-No: 1993 Class: 3 Danger Label Number : 3 Packaging group: III Proper shipping name : FLAMMABLE LIQUID. Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness.

may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. Irritating to respiratory system. disposal and release and is not to be considered a warranty or quality specification. OTHER INFORMATION Further information Text of R phrases mentioned in Section 2: R10 R22 R37 R38 R41 R50/53 R51/53 R52/53 R65 R66 R67 Flammable. Toxic to aquatic organisms. transportation. Special labelling of certain preparations : To avoid risks to man and the environment.04. Vapors may cause drowsiness and dizziness. The information given is designed only as a guidance for safe handling. Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking. comply with the instructions for use. use. Product names are a trademark or registered trademark of a Syngenta Group Company. unless specified in the text. Version 7 Page 9 of 9 . processing. storage. The information relates only to the specific material designated and may not be valid for such material used in combination with any other materials or in any process. Keep away from food. Note : The preparation is classified as dangerous in accordance with Directive 1999/45/EC. If swallowed. Irritating to skin. Harmful to aquatic organisms. 16. information and belief at the date of its publication. Very toxic to aquatic organisms. The information provided in this Safety Data Sheet is correct to the best of our knowledge. Risk of serious damage to eyes. drink or smoke. may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. When using do not eat.SAFETY DATA SHEET according to EC directive 2001/58/EC ACTELLIC 50 EC Version 7 Revision Date 11. drink and animal feedingstuffs.2006 S-phrase(s) : S2 S13 S20/21 S35 S57 S62 Print Date 11.04.2006 Keep out of the reach of children. Harmful: may cause lung damage if swallowed. This material and its container must be disposed of in a safe way. Harmful if swallowed. do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label. may cause long-term adverse effects in the aquatic environment. A vertical bar in the left margin indicates an amendment from the previous version. Use appropriate container to avoid environmental contamination.