MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Date of Issue: October 10, 2002 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE / MIXTURE AND SUPPLIER Product name: COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Other names: Product code: SAP Product code: Recommended
A ready-to-use insecticidal dusting powder
Bayer Environmental Science – A Business Group of Bayer CropScience Pty Ltd ABN 87 000 226 022
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2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
NON-HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE - NON-DANGEROUS GOOD
May irritate eyes and skin. Not flammable.
Not hazardous according to criteria of Worksafe Australia.
Risk phrases: Safety phrases: classification: classification:
3. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
Ingredients: CAS Concentration(g/kg):
Note: Mineral talc is used as the dust carrier for this product – the talc used in manufacture contains no asbestos fibres. 4. FIRST AID MEASURES
If poisoning occurs, immediately contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (telephone 13 11 26), and follow the advice given. Show this Material Safety Data Sheet to a doctor. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Date of Issue: October 10, 2002 Inhalation:
If inhaled, remove to fresh air and keep at rest. Obtain medical advice if at all worried.
Wash off skin immediately with soap and plenty of water. Seek medical advice if irritation persists. Launder contaminated clothing before re-use.
Immediately rinse eyes thoroughly, including under eyelids, with running water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice.
Ingestion: First Aid
Provide an eyewash station in the production workplace.
No specific symptoms to be expected. This product contains the synthetic pyrethroid permethrin.
There is no specific antidote. Treat symptoms.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES
Foam, dry chemical or water spray. Do not use water jet from fire hose.
Hazards from combustion
The product is not flammable but fire will produce hydrogen chloride gas.
Fire fighters should wear full protective clothing and self-contained
breathing apparatus. Do not release contaminated water into the environment.
6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
Spills Wear suitable protective clothing and boots. Prevent spill from entering drains, sewers or any body of water. Sweep up into sealable containers for disposal in accordance with applicable local, state and federal regulations. 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE
Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
Store product in the closed, original container in a cool, well-ventilated area away from direct sunlight.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION
No exposure standard has been assigned by the National Occupational
Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia).
Control process conditions to avoid contact. Use local exhaust ventilation.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Date of Issue: October 10, 2002 controls: Personal Protective
Avoid contact with skin. Wear suitable protective clothing.
Protective clothing must be stored separately from private
Avoid contact with skin. Wear rubber gloves.
Respiratory: Do not inhale dust. Wear an approved respirator to
prevent inhalation, if other control measures are inadequate.
Other: Wash thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke
until after washing. After each day’s use wash gloves and contaminated clothing.
9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
Appearance: Vapour pressure: Negligible Vapour density: Boiling point: Freezing/melting Solubility: Density: Flash Point: Flammability (explosive) limits: Not available Flammability: Auto-ignition temperature: Octanol/water partition coefficient: Formulation:
A ready to use insecticidal dusting powder
10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Chemical stability: Hazardous polymerisation: Conditions to
Avoid iron, alloys, oxidisers, strong acids and halogens.
Iron, alloys, oxidisers, strong acids and halogens.
materials: Hazardous decomposition MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Date of Issue: October 10, 2002 products: MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Date of Issue: October 10, 2002 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Inhalation of dust may produce respiratory irritation.
Mild irritant to the skin. The material should not be allowed to come into contact with the skin.
Mildly irritating. The material should not be allowed to contact the eyes.
ANIMAL TOXICITY DATA – INDIVIDUAL INGREDIENTS:
LD50 rat 1479(mg/kg) (Permethrin 25:75 in corn oil)
Dermal toxicity: Inhalation toxicity:
Skin irritation: Eye irritation: Sensitisation: Chronic: Permethrin is not mutagenic, teratogenic or carcinogenic. In animal tests permethrin was a moderate skin sensitiser. 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Permethrin is toxic to fish and aquatic organisms Permethrin degrades rapidly in soil and water. Daphnia toxicity: Toxicity to algae: Not available Bird toxicity: MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Date of Issue: October 10, 2002 Bee toxicity: Environmental fate, persistence and degradation: Permethrin degrades rapidly in soil and water.
13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS
Follow Avcare guidelines. Triple or preferably pressure rinse containers before disposal. Dispose of rinsings in a disposal pit specifically marked and set up for this purpose, clear of waterways, desirable vegetation and tree roots. Break, crush or puncture empty containers and bury in a local authority landfill. If no landfill is available, bury the containers below 500 mm in a disposal pit. Empty containers and product should not be burnt. 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION
UN number: Proper shipping Class and Subsidiary Risk: Not “dangerous goods” for transport by road or rail according to the
Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail.
Packing Group: Hazchem code:
15. REGULATORY INFORMATION
Registered according to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1988 National Registration Authority approval number: 33210 16. OTHER INFORMATION
Coopex® is a Registered Trademark of Bayer.
information: Preparation information:
Reason for update: Conversion to16 heading format.
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This MSDS summarises our best knowledge of the health and safety hazard information of the product and how to safely handle and use the product in the workplace. Each user should read this MSDS and consider the information in the context of how the product will be handled and used in the workplace including in conjunction with other products. If clarification or further information is needed to ensure that an appropriate risk assessment can be made, the user should contact this company. Our responsibility for products sold is subject to our standard terms and conditions, a copy of which is sent to our customers and is also available on request.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET COOPEX® Insecticidal Dusting Powder Industrial Strength Date of Issue: October 10, 2002
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