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THIABENDAZOLE

9 - Miscellaneous hazardous material
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The Chemical Identifier fields include common identification numbers, the NFPA diamond, U.S. Department of Transportation hazard labels, and a general description of the chemical. The information in CAMEO Chemicals comes from a variety of data sources.
CAS Number UN/NA Number
  • 148-79-8
DOT Hazard Label USCG CHRIS Code
  • Class 9
none
NIOSH Pocket Guide International Chem Safety Card
none none
NFPA 704
data unavailable
General Description
PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION: White or cream-colored odorless, tasteless powder. Sublimes above 590°F. Fluoresces in acidic solution. Formulated as a dust, flowable powder or wettable powder for use as a systemic fungicide and anthelmintic.

The Hazard fields include special hazard alerts, air and water reactions, fire hazards, health hazards, a reactivity profile, and details about reactive groups assignments and potentially incompatible absorbents. The information in CAMEO Chemicals comes from a variety of data sources.
Reactivity Alerts
none
Air & Water Reactions
Insoluble in water.
Fire Hazard
Flash point data for this chemical are not available; however, it is probably combustible. (NTP, 1992)
Health Hazard
SYMPTOMS: Symptoms of exposure to this compound include anorexia, nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, vertigo, pruritus, skin rashes, diarrhea, headache, fatigue, drowsiness, hyperglycemia, xanthopsia, leukopenia, bradycardia, hypotension, crystalluria and erythema multiforme. Other symptoms include dry eyes, dry mouth, cholestatic jaundice, hypersensitivity, jaundice, parenchymal liver damage, giddiness, numbness, hyperirritability, convulsions, collapse, psychic disturbances, tinnitus, abnormal sensation in eyes, blurring of vision, hematuria, enuresis, malodor of the urine, facial flush, chills, conjunctival injection, angiodema, anaphylaxis and lymphadenopathy. Exposure may also cause fever, itching, body odor, hypotension and fainting. Central nervous system depression may occur. Decrease in pulse rate and systolic blood pressure and perianal rash may also occur.

ACUTE/CHRONIC HAZARDS: When heated to decomposition this compound emits toxic fumes of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides. (NTP, 1992)
Reactivity Profile
THIABENDAZOLE is incompatible with a number of pesticides, including copper-containing fungicides, and with highly alkaline materials. It is a chelating agent, binding many metals including iron, but not calcium (NTP, 1992)
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents

Use caution: Liquids with this reactive group classification have been known to react with the absorbent listed below. More info about absorbents, including situations to watch out for...

  • Mineral-Based & Clay-Based Absorbents

The Response Recommendation fields include isolation and evacuation distances, as well as recommendations for firefighting, non-fire response, protective clothing, and first aid. The information in CAMEO Chemicals comes from a variety of data sources.
Isolation and Evacuation
Excerpt from ERG Guide 171 [Substances (Low to Moderate Hazard)]:

As an immediate precautionary measure, isolate spill or leak area in all directions for at least 50 meters (150 feet) for liquids and at least 25 meters (75 feet) for solids.

SPILL: Increase, in the downwind direction, as necessary, the isolation distance shown above.

FIRE: If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions. (ERG, 2016)
Firefighting
Fires involving this material can be controlled with a dry chemical, carbon dioxide or Halon extinguisher. (NTP, 1992)
Non-Fire Response
SMALL SPILLS AND LEAKAGE: Should a spill occur while you are handling this chemical, FIRST REMOVE ALL SOURCES OF IGNITION, then you should dampen the solid spill material with 60-70% ethanol and transfer the dampened material to a suitable container. Use absorbent paper dampened with 60-70% ethanol to pick up any remaining material. Seal the absorbent paper, and any of your clothes, which may be contaminated, in a vapor-tight plastic bag for eventual disposal. Solvent wash all contaminated surfaces with 60-70% ethanol followed by washing with a soap and water solution. Do not reenter the contaminated area until the Safety Officer (or other responsible person) has verified that the area has been properly cleaned.

STORAGE PRECAUTIONS: You should store this material under ambient temperatures. (NTP, 1992)
Protective Clothing
RECOMMENDED RESPIRATOR: Where the neat test chemical is weighed and diluted, wear a NIOSH-approved half face respirator equipped with an organic vapor/acid gas cartridge (specific for organic vapors, HCl, acid gas and SO2) with a dust/mist filter. (NTP, 1992)
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First Aid
EYES: First check the victim for contact lenses and remove if present. Flush victim's eyes with water or normal saline solution for 20 to 30 minutes while simultaneously calling a hospital or poison control center. Do not put any ointments, oils, or medication in the victim's eyes without specific instructions from a physician. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim after flushing eyes to a hospital even if no symptoms (such as redness or irritation) develop.

SKIN: IMMEDIATELY flood affected skin with water while removing and isolating all contaminated clothing. Gently wash all affected skin areas thoroughly with soap and water. If symptoms such as redness or irritation develop, IMMEDIATELY call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital for treatment.

INHALATION: IMMEDIATELY leave the contaminated area; take deep breaths of fresh air. If symptoms (such as wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath, or burning in the mouth, throat, or chest) develop, call a physician and be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital. Provide proper respiratory protection to rescuers entering an unknown atmosphere. Whenever possible, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) should be used; if not available, use a level of protection greater than or equal to that advised under Protective Clothing.

INGESTION: DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. If the victim is conscious and not convulsing, give 1 or 2 glasses of water to dilute the chemical and IMMEDIATELY call a hospital or poison control center. Be prepared to transport the victim to a hospital if advised by a physician. If the victim is convulsing or unconscious, do not give anything by mouth, ensure that the victim's airway is open and lay the victim on his/her side with the head lower than the body. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING. IMMEDIATELY transport the victim to a hospital. (NTP, 1992)

The Physical Property fields include properties such as vapor pressure and boiling point, as well as explosive limits and toxic exposure thresholds. The information in CAMEO Chemicals comes from a variety of data sources.
Chemical Formula:
  • C10H7N3S
Flash Point: data unavailable
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): data unavailable
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): data unavailable
Autoignition Temperature: data unavailable
Melting Point: 579 to 581 ° F (NTP, 1992)
Vapor Pressure: Negligible (NTP, 1992)
Vapor Density (Relative to Air): data unavailable
Specific Gravity: data unavailable
Boiling Point: data unavailable
Molecular Weight: 201.26 (NTP, 1992)
Water Solubility: less than 1 mg/mL at 70° F (NTP, 1992)
Ionization Potential: data unavailable
IDLH: data unavailable

AEGLs (Acute Exposure Guideline Levels)

No AEGL information available.

ERPGs (Emergency Response Planning Guidelines)

No ERPG information available.

PACs (Protective Action Criteria)

No PAC information available.

The Regulatory Information fields include information from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Title III Consolidated List of Lists, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards, and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals Standard List (see more about these data sources).

EPA Consolidated List of Lists

Regulatory Name CAS Number/
313 Category Code
EPCRA 302
EHS TPQ
EPCRA 304
EHS RQ
CERCLA RQ EPCRA 313
TRI
RCRA
Code
CAA 112(r)
RMP TQ
2-(4-Thiazolyl)-1H-benzimidazole 148-79-8 X
Thiabendazole 148-79-8 313

(EPA List of Lists, 2015)

DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

No regulatory information available.

OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard List

No regulatory information available.

This section provides a listing of alternate names for this chemical, including trade names and synonyms.
  • APL-LUSTER
  • ARBOTECT
  • BENZIMIDAZOLE, 2-(4-THIAZOLYL)-
  • 4-(2-BENZIMIDAZOLYL)THIAZOLE
  • BIOGARD
  • BOVIZOLE
  • CHEMVIRON TK 100
  • CROPASAL
  • DRAWIPAS
  • EPROFIL
  • EQUIZOLE
  • G 491
  • 1H-BENZIMIDAZOLE, 2-(4-THIAZOLYL)-
  • HOKUSTAR HP
  • LOMBRISTOP
  • MERTEC
  • MERTECT
  • MERTECT 160
  • MERTECT 340F
  • MERTECT LSP
  • METASOL TK 100
  • METASOL TK-100
  • MINTESOL
  • MINTEZOL
  • MINZOLUM
  • MK 360
  • MSD 18
  • MYCOZOL
  • NEMAPAN
  • OMNIZOLE
  • ORMOGAL
  • PITRIZET
  • POLIVAL
  • RPH
  • SANAIZOL 100
  • SISTESAN
  • STORITE
  • SYNTOL M 100
  • TBDZ
  • TBZ
  • TBZ (FUNGICIDE)
  • TBZ 6
  • TBZ 60W
  • TEBUZATE
  • TECTA
  • TECTAB
  • TECTO
  • TECTO 10P
  • TECTO 40F
  • TECTO 60
  • TECTO B
  • TECTO RPH
  • THIABEN
  • THIABENDAZOL
  • THIABENDAZOLE
  • THIABENDOLE
  • THIABENZAZOLE
  • THIABENZOLE
  • 2-(THIAZOL-4-YL)BENZIMIDAZOLE
  • 2-(1,3-THIAZOL-4-YL)BENZIMIDAZOLE
  • 2-(4-THIAZOLYL)-1H-BENZIMIDAZOLE
  • 2-(4-THIAZOLYL)-1H-BENZOIMIDAZOLE
  • 2-(4'-THIAZOLYL)BENZIMIDAZOLE
  • 2-(4-THIAZOLYL)BENZIMIDAZOLE
  • 5-(4-THIAZOLYL)BENZIMIDAZOLE
  • 2-(4'-THIAZOYL)BENZIMIDAZOLE
  • THIBENDOLE
  • THIBENZOL
  • THIBENZOLE
  • THIBENZOLE 200
  • THIBENZOLE ATT
  • THIPRAZOLE
  • TIABENDA
  • TIABENDAZOL
  • TIABENDAZOLE
  • TIBIMIX 20
  • TOBAZ
  • TOP FORM WORMER
  • TRIASOX

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