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General Description

Synonyms: Temik

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0123

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 116-06-3

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: UE2275000; 67291

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

systemic insecticide, acaricide, and nematocide for soil use. Technical aldicarb is white crystalline solid
specific gravity: 1.195
vapor pressure: 0.0001 mm at 25°C Solubility in water 0.6% at 25°C
Health Factors

Health Effects: LD50 (oral, rat) 0.6 mg/kg;

Skin Abscesses: LD50 (rat) 2.5 mg/kg One of the most toxic of the carbamate insecticides.

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-2) - 13 mm XAD-2 tube (270/140 mg sections, 20/60 mesh) with a Glass Fiber Filter enclosed
    analytical solvent: Acetone
    maximum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/NPD
    method reference: 2 (OSHA 74)
    method classification: Fully Validated

Conditions: 55% methanol 45% water extraction; Zorbax ODS; 55% methanol 45% water; 1 mL/min; UV Det: 254, 229; Hg lamp; Retention time, 9 min; DL 9 ng/inj; C/P DBA

Wipe Sampling Method:

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter
    solvent: Dry or Isopropanol

Bulk Method: Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.

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