4FARMERS SULFOMETURON 750 WETTABLE POWDER HERBICIDE

Australia - English - APVMA (Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority)

Active ingredient:
SULFOMETURON-METHYL
Available from:
4 FARMERS AUSTRALIA PTY LTD
Class:
AgChem
Therapeutic group:
AROUND GUIDE POSTS | COMMERCIAL AREA - OUTDOORS | INDUSTRIAL LAND OR AREA | RAILWAY LINE WEED CONTROL | RIGHTS OF WAY | WEED CON
Therapeutic area:
HERBICIDE
Therapeutic indications:
AFRICAN LOVEGRASS | ANNUAL OR WIMMERA RYEGRASS | BARNYARD OR WATER GRASS | BLUE BILLYGOAT WEED | CAPEWEED | COLUMBUS GRASS | COUCH | DANDELION - TARAXACUM OFFICINALE | DOCK | ELASTIC GRASS | ERODIUM, CROWFOOT OR STORKSBILL | GUINEA GRASS | JOHNSON GRASS | KIKUYU GRASS | LONG STORKSBILL, CORKSCREW | PASPALUM | PATERSON'S CURSE | PHALARIS | PRAIRIE GRASS | SILVER GRASS OR RAT'S-TAIL FESCUE | SPEAR OR BLACK THISTLE | SQUIRREL-TAIL FESCUE OR SILVER GRASS | SUBTERRANEAN CLOVER | SUMMER GRASS | SUMMER OR CRAB GRASS | TULIP WEED | WHITE CLOVER | WILD OAT | WINTER GRASS | ANNUAL BLUE GRASS | ANNUAL POA | ANNUAL STORKSBILL | ANNUAL SUMMER GRASS | AUSTRALIAN PHALARIS | BARNYARD GRASS | BLUE TOP | BROADLEAF DOCK | BROME FESCUE | COMMON DANDELION | CURLED DOCK | ECHIUM LYCOPSIS | ECHIUM SPP. | ENGLISH DANDELION | EUROPEAN DANDELION | FESTUCA BROMOIDES | FESTUCA MYUROS | GOOSE GRASS | LOVE GRASS | PERENNIAL PHALARIS | PHALARIS TUBEROSA-OLD SI NAME | PURPLE BUGLOSS | PURPLE VIPER'S BUGLOSS | RAT'S TAIL FESCUE | RIGID RYEGR
Authorization status:
Registered
Authorization number:
50975
Authorization date:
2001-06-22

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Section1-CHEMICALPRODUCTANDCOMPANYIDENTIFICATION

PRODUCTNAME

4FARMERSSULFOMETURON750WDGHERBICIDE

SYNONYMS

Sulfometuron

PRODUCTUSE

Controlofweedsinindustrialsituationsandaroundbuildingsandalongroadsides.

SUPPLIER

Company:4Farmers

Address:

1/70McDowellStreet

Welshpool,6106

Australia

Telephone:+61893563445

Fax:+61893563447

Email:admin@4farmers.com.au

Section2-HAZARDSIDENTIFICATION

STATEMENTOFHAZARDOUSNATURE

HAZARDOUSSUBSTANCE.NON-DANGEROUSGOODS.AccordingtoNOHSCCriteria,andADGCode.

RISK SAFETY

Irritatingtorespiratory Donotbreathedust.

systemandskin.

Riskofseriousdamageto Avoidcontactwithskin.

eyes.

Tocleanthefloorandallobjectscontaminatedbythis

material,usewateranddetergent.

Ifswallowed,IMMEDIATELYcontactDoctororPoisons

InformationCentre.(showthiscontainerorlabel).

Section3-COMPOSITION/INFORMATIONONINGREDIENTS

NAME CASRN %

sulfometuronmethyl 74222-97-2 62.5

calciumcarbonate 471-34-1 27-33

dispersingandwettingagents 5-10

Section4-FIRSTAIDMEASURES

SWALLOWED

-Immediatelygiveaglassofwater.

-Firstaidisnotgenerallyrequired.Ifindoubt,contactaPoisonsInformationCentreoradoctor.

EYE

Ifthisproductcomesincontactwiththeeyes:

-Immediatelyholdeyelidsapartandflushtheeyecontinuouslywithrunningwater.

-Ensurecompleteirrigationoftheeyebykeepingeyelidsapartandawayfromeyeandmovingtheeyelidsbyoccasionallylifting

theupperandlowerlids.

-ContinueflushinguntiladvisedtostopbythePoisonsInformationCentreoradoctor,orforatleast15minutes.

-Transporttohospitalordoctorwithoutdelay.

SKIN

Ifskincontactoccurs:

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Section4-FIRSTAIDMEASURES

-Immediatelyremoveallcontaminatedclothing,includingfootwear.

-Flushskinandhairwithrunningwater(andsoapifavailable).

-Seekmedicalattentionineventofirritation.

INHALED

-Iffumesorcombustionproductsareinhaledremovefromcontaminatedarea.

-Laypatientdown.Keepwarmandrested.

-Prosthesessuchasfalseteeth,whichmayblockairway,shouldberemoved,wherepossible,priortoinitiatingfirstaid

procedures.

-Applyartificialrespirationifnotbreathing,preferablywithademandvalveresuscitator,bag-valvemaskdevice,orpocket

maskastrained.PerformCPRifnecessary.

NOTESTOPHYSICIAN

Treatsymptomatically.

Section5-FIREFIGHTINGMEASURES

EXTINGUISHINGMEDIA

-Thereisnorestrictiononthetypeofextinguisherwhichmaybeused.

-Useextinguishingmediasuitableforsurroundingarea.

FIREFIGHTING

-AlertFireBrigadeandtellthemlocationandnatureofhazard.

-Wearbreathingapparatusplusprotectiveglovesforfireonly.

-Prevent,byanymeansavailable,spillagefromenteringdrainsorwatercourses.

-Usefirefightingproceduressuitableforsurroundingarea.

FIRE/EXPLOSIONHAZARD

-Combustiblesolidwhichburnsbutpropagatesflamewithdifficulty;itisestimatedthatmostorganicdustsarecombustible

(circa70%)-accordingtothecircumstancesunderwhichthecombustionprocessoccurs,suchmaterialsmaycausefiresand/or

dustexplosions.

-Avoidgeneratingdust,particularlycloudsofdustinaconfinedorunventilatedspaceasdustsmayformanexplosivemixture

withair,andanysourceofignition,i.e.flameorspark,willcausefireorexplosion.Dustcloudsgeneratedbythefine

grindingofthesolidareaparticularhazard;accumulationsoffinedust(420micronorless)mayburnrapidlyandfiercelyif

ignited-particlesexceedingthislimitwillgenerallynotformflammabledustclouds.;onceinitiated,however,larger

particlesupto1400micronsdiameterwillcontributetothepropagationofanexplosion.

-Inthesamewayasgasesandvapours,dustsintheformofacloudareonlyignitableoverarangeofconcentrations;in

principle,theconceptsoflowerexplosivelimit(LEL)andupperexplosivelimit(UEL).areapplicabletodustcloudsbutonlythe

LELisofpracticaluse;-thisisbecauseoftheinherentdifficultyofachievinghomogeneousdustcloudsathightemperatures

(forduststheLELisoftencalledthe"MinimumExplosibleConcentration",MEC)

-Adustexplosionmayreleaseoflargequantitiesofgaseousproducts;thisinturncreatesasubsequentpressureriseof

explosiveforcecapableofdamagingplantandbuildingsandinjuringpeople.

Combustionproductsinclude:carbonmonoxide(CO),carbondioxide(CO2),nitrogenoxides(NOx),sulfuroxides(SOx),other

pyrolysisproductstypicalofburningorganicmaterial.

Mayemitpoisonousfumes.

Mayemitcorrosivefumes.

Heatingcalciumcarbonateathightemperatures(825C.)causesdecomposition,releasescarbondioxidegasandleavesaresidueof

alkalinelime.

FIREINCOMPATIBILITY

-Avoidcontaminationwithoxidisingagentsi.e.nitrates,oxidisingacids,chlorinebleaches,poolchlorineetc.asignition

mayresult.

HAZCHEM

None

PersonalProtectiveEquipment

Gloves,boots(chemicalresistant).

Section6-ACCIDENTALRELEASEMEASURES

MINORSPILLS

-Cleanupallspillsimmediately.

-Avoidbreathingdustandcontactwithskinandeyes.

-Wearprotectiveclothing,gloves,safetyglassesanddustrespirator.

-Usedrycleanupproceduresandavoidgeneratingdust.

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Section6-ACCIDENTALRELEASEMEASURES

MAJORSPILLS

Moderatehazard.

-CAUTION:Advisepersonnelinarea.

-AlertEmergencyServicesandtellthemlocationandnatureofhazard.

-Controlpersonalcontactbywearingprotectiveclothing.

-Prevent,byanymeansavailable,spillagefromenteringdrainsorwatercourses.

PersonalProtectiveEquipmentadviceiscontainedinSection8oftheMSDS.

Section7-HANDLINGANDSTORAGE

PROCEDUREFORHANDLING

-Avoidallpersonalcontact,includinginhalation.

-Wearprotectiveclothingwhenriskofexposureoccurs.

-Useinawell-ventilatedarea.

-Preventconcentrationinhollowsandsumps.

Emptycontainersmaycontainresidualdustwhichhasthepotentialtoaccumulatefollowingsettling.Suchdustsmayexplodein

thepresenceofanappropriateignitionsource.

-DoNOTcut,drill,grindorweldsuchcontainers.

-Inadditionensuresuchactivityisnotperformednearfull,partiallyemptyoremptycontainerswithoutappropriateworkplace

safetyauthorisationorpermit.

SUITABLECONTAINER

-Polyethyleneorpolypropylenecontainer.

-Checkallcontainersareclearlylabelledandfreefromleaks.

STORAGEINCOMPATIBILITY

Calciumcarbonate:

-isincompatiblewithacids,ammoniumsalts,fluorine,germanium,leaddiacetate,magnesium,mercurouschloride,silicon,silver

nitrate,titanium.

Contactwithacidgeneratescarbondioxidegas,whichmaypressuriseandthenruptureclosedcontainers.

-Avoidstrongacids,acidchlorides,acidanhydridesandchloroformates.

-Avoidreactionwithoxidisingagents.

STORAGEREQUIREMENTS

-Storeinoriginalcontainers.

-Keepcontainerssecurelysealed.

-Storeinacool,dryareaprotectedfromenvironmentalextremes.

-Storeawayfromincompatiblematerialsandfoodstuffcontainers.

Section8-EXPOSURECONTROLS/PERSONALPROTECTION

EXPOSURECONTROLS

Source Material TWAmg/m³ Notes

___________ ___________ _______ _______

AustraliaExposureStandards calciumcarbonate(Calcium 10 (seeChapter14)

carbonate(a))

ThefollowingmaterialshadnoOELsonourrecords

sulfometuronmethyl: CAS:74222-97-2CAS:78794-09-9

PERSONALPROTECTION

RESPIRATOR

particulate.

EYE

-Safetyglasseswithsideshields.

-Chemicalgoggles.

-Contactlensesmayposeaspecialhazard;softcontactlensesmayabsorbandconcentrateirritants.Awrittenpolicydocument,

describingthewearingoflensorrestrictionsonuse,shouldbecreatedforeachworkplaceortask.Thisshouldincludeareview

oflensabsorptionandadsorptionfortheclassofchemicalsinuseandanaccountofinjuryexperience.Medicalandfirst-aid

personnelshouldbetrainedintheirremovalandsuitableequipmentshouldbereadilyavailable.Intheeventofchemical

exposure,begineyeirrigationimmediatelyandremovecontactlensassoonaspracticable.Lensshouldberemovedatthefirst

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Section8-EXPOSURECONTROLS/PERSONALPROTECTION

signsofeyerednessorirritation-lensshouldberemovedinacleanenvironmentonlyafterworkershavewashedhands

thoroughly.[CDCNIOSHCurrentIntelligenceBulletin59].

HANDS/FEET

Suitabilityanddurabilityofglovetypeisdependentonusage.Importantfactorsintheselectionofglovesinclude:suchas:

-frequencyanddurationofcontact,

-chemicalresistanceofglovematerial,

-glovethicknessand

-dexterity.

Experienceindicatesthatthefollowingpolymersaresuitableasglovematerialsforprotectionagainstundissolved,drysolids,

whereabrasiveparticlesarenotpresent.

-polychloroprene

-nitrilerubber

-butylrubber

-fluorocaoutchouc.

OTHER

-Overalls.

-P.V.C.apron.

-Barriercream.

-Skincleansingcream.

ENGINEERINGCONTROLS

-Localexhaustventilationisrequiredwheresolidsarehandledaspowdersorcrystals;evenwhenparticulatesarerelatively

large,acertainproportionwillbepowderedbymutualfriction.

-Ifinspiteoflocalexhaustanadverseconcentrationofthesubstanceinaircouldoccur,respiratoryprotectionshouldbe

considered.

Suchprotectionmightconsistof:

(a):particledustrespirators,ifnecessary,combinedwithanabsorptioncartridge;

(b):filterrespiratorswithabsorptioncartridgeorcanisteroftherighttype;

(c):fresh-airhoodsormasks.

Aircontaminantsgeneratedintheworkplacepossessvarying"escape"velocitieswhich,inturn,determinethe"capture

velocities"offreshcirculatingairrequiredtoeffectivelyremovethecontaminant.

Section9-PHYSICALANDCHEMICALPROPERTIES

APPEARANCE

Offwhitegranulewithafaintodour;dispersibleinwater.

PHYSICALPROPERTIES

State DividedSolid MolecularWeight NotApplicable

MeltingRange(°C) NotAvailable Viscosity NotApplicable

BoilingRange(°C) NotApplicable Solubilityinwater(g/L) PartlyMiscible

FlashPoint(°C) NotApplicable pH(1%solution) NotApplicable

DecompositionTemp(°C) NotAvailable pH(assupplied) NotApplicable

AutoignitionTemp(°C) NotApplicable VapourPressure(kPa) NotApplicable

UpperExplosiveLimit(%) NotApplicable SpecificGravity(water=1) ~1.2

LowerExplosiveLimit(%) NotApplicable RelativeVapourDensity NotApplicable

(air=1)

VolatileComponent(%vol) NotApplicable EvaporationRate NotApplicable

Section10-STABILITYANDREACTIVITY

CONDITIONSCONTRIBUTINGTOINSTABILITY

-Presenceofincompatiblematerials.

-Productisconsideredstable.

-Hazardouspolymerisationwillnotoccur.

Forincompatiblematerials-refertoSection7-HandlingandStorage.

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Section11-TOXICOLOGICALINFORMATION

POTENTIALHEALTHEFFECTS

ACUTEHEALTHEFFECTS CHRONICHEALTHEFFECTS

Riskofseriousdamagetoeyes. ■ -Generallynotapplicable.

Irritatingtorespiratorysystemandskin.

TOXICITYANDIRRITATION

unlessotherwisespecifieddataextractedfromRTECS-RegisterofToxicEffectsofChemicalSubstances.

CALCIUMCARBONATE:

4FARMERSSULFOMETURON750WDGHERBICIDE:

Thematerialmayproducesevereirritationtotheeyecausingpronouncedinflammation.Repeatedorprolongedexposureto

irritantsmayproduceconjunctivitis.

Asthma-likesymptomsmaycontinueformonthsorevenyearsafterexposuretothematerialceases.Thismaybeduetoanon-

allergenicconditionknownasreactiveairwaysdysfunctionsyndrome(RADS)whichcanoccurfollowingexposuretohighlevelsof

highlyirritatingcompound.

Thematerialmaycauseskinirritationafterprolongedorrepeatedexposureandmayproduceacontactdermatitis(nonallergic).

Thisformofdermatitisisoftencharacterisedbyskinredness(erythema)andswellingtheepidermis.

SULFOMETURONMETHYL:

4FARMERSSULFOMETURON750WDGHERBICIDE:

Forsulfometuronmethyl:

ToxicologicalEffects:

Acutetoxicity:Sulfometuron-methyl'sacuteoraltoxicityisverylow.TheLD50ofsulfometuronmethylinratsisgreaterthan

5000mg/kg.

SULFOMETURONMETHYL:

TOXICITY IRRITATION

Oral(Rat)LD50:>5000mg/kg Eye(rabbit):10mgMild

Inhalation(Rat)LC50:>5000mg/m³/4h

Dermal(Rabbit)LD50:>2000mg/kg

Thematerialmaybeirritatingtotheeye,withprolongedcontactcausinginflammation.Repeatedorprolongedexposureto

irritantsmayproduceconjunctivitis.

ADI:0.02mg/kg/day

NOEL:2.5mg/kg/day

CALCIUMCARBONATE:

TOXICITY IRRITATION

Oral(Rat)LD50:6450mg/kg Skin(rabbit):500mg/24h-Moderate

Eye(rabbit):0.75mg/24h-SEVERE

Noevidenceofcarcinogenicproperties. Noevidenceofmutagenicor

teratogeniceffects.

Section12-ECOLOGICALINFORMATION

Nodata

Ecotoxicity

Ingredient Persistence: Persistence:Air Bioaccumulation Mobility

Water/Soil

4FarmersSulfometuron750WDG NoData NoData

Herbicide Available Available

sulfometuronmethyl HIGH NoData LOW MED

Available

calciumcarbonate NoData NoData

Available Available

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Section13-DISPOSALCONSIDERATIONS

Legislationaddressingwastedisposalrequirementsmaydifferbycountry,stateand/orterritory.Eachusermustrefertolaws

operatingintheirarea.

AHierarchyofControlsseemstobecommon-theusershouldinvestigate:

-Reduction.

-DONOTallowwashwaterfromcleaningorprocessequipmenttoenterdrains.

-Itmaybenecessarytocollectallwashwaterfortreatmentbeforedisposal.

-Inallcasesdisposaltosewermaybesubjecttolocallawsandregulationsandtheseshouldbeconsideredfirst.

-Whereindoubtcontacttheresponsibleauthority.

-Recyclewhereverpossible.

-Consultmanufacturerforrecyclingoptionsorconsultlocalorregionalwastemanagementauthorityfordisposalifnosuitable

treatmentordisposalfacilitycanbeidentified.

-Disposeofby:burialinaland-fillspecificallylicencedtoacceptchemicaland/orpharmaceuticalwastesorIncinerationin

alicencedapparatus(afteradmixturewithsuitablecombustiblematerial)

-Decontaminateemptycontainers.Observealllabelsafeguardsuntilcontainersarecleanedanddestroyed.

Section14-TRANSPORTATIONINFORMATION

HAZCHEM:

None (ADG7)

NOTREGULATEDFORTRANSPORTOFDANGEROUSGOODS:ADG7,UN,IATA,IMDG

Section15-REGULATORYINFORMATION

POISONSSCHEDULES5

REGULATIONS

Regulationsforingredients

sulfometuronmethyl(CAS:74222-97-2,78794-09-9)isfoundonthefollowingregulatorylists;

"AustraliaADIlist-Acceptabledailyintakesforagriculturalandveterinarychemicals","AustraliaStandardfortheUniform

SchedulingofMedicinesandPoisons(SUSMP)-Schedule5"

calciumcarbonate(CAS:471-34-1,13397-26-7,15634-14-7,1317-65-3)isfoundonthefollowing

regulatorylists;

"AustraliaHighVolumeIndustrialChemicalList(HVICL)","AustraliaTherapeuticGoodsAdministration(TGA)Substancesthatmaybe

usedasactiveingredientsinListedmedicines","CODEXGeneralStandardforFoodAdditives(GSFA)-AdditivesPermittedforUse

inFoodinGeneral,UnlessOtherwiseSpecified,inAccordancewithGMP","GESAMP/EHSCompositeList-GESAMPHazardProfiles","IMO

IBCCodeChapter17:Summaryofminimumrequirements","InternationalCouncilofChemicalAssociations(ICCA)-HighProduction

VolumeList","OECDRepresentativeListofHighProductionVolume(HPV)Chemicals"

Nodatafor4FarmersSulfometuron750WDGHerbicide(CW:26-9283)

Section16-OTHERINFORMATION

ND

Substance CAS Suggestedcodes

sulfometuronmethyl 74222-97-2 N;R50

INGREDIENTSWITHMULTIPLECASNUMBERS

IngredientName CAS

sulfometuronmethyl 74222-97-2,78794-09-9

calciumcarbonate 471-34-1,13397-26-7,15634-14-7,1317-65-3

Classificationofthepreparationanditsindividualcomponentshasdrawnonofficialandauthoritativesourcesaswellas

independentreviewbytheChemwatchClassificationcommitteeusingavailableliteraturereferences.

Alistofreferenceresourcesusedtoassistthecommitteemaybefoundat:

www.chemwatch.net/references.

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Section16-OTHERINFORMATION

The(M)SDSisaHazardCommunicationtoolandshouldbeusedtoassistintheRiskAssessment.Manyfactorsdeterminewhether

thereportedHazardsareRisksintheworkplaceorothersettings.

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