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General Description

Synonyms: Benzimidazole, 2-(4-thiazolyl)-; APL-Luster; 4-(2-Benzimidazolyl)thiazole; Eprofil; Thiaben

OSHA IMIS Code Number: R255

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 148-79-8

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
off-white to tan powder, odorless solid
molecular weight: 201.25
molecular formula: C10H7N3S
melting point: 304-5°C
Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Inhalation of Thiabendazole can cause transient irritation to the upper respiratory tract.

Health Effects: Overexposure can cause: nausea, vomiting, headache, weakness, drowsiness, and lack of appetite.

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method: Wisconsin OHL
  • sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-2) Tube
    analytical solvent: Methanol
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC
    method reference: 14 (WOHL)
    method classification: Not Validated
    note: Call WOHL for instructions.
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