Imperator® Smoke Generator Herbicide Date of Issue: 23 February 2007 1. IDENTIFICATION OF THE SUBSTANCE / MIXTURE AND SUPPLIER
Hazardous according to the criteria of NOHSC.
R9 – Explosive when mixed with combustible material. R20 – Harmful by inhalation. R22 – Harmful if swallowed.
S2 – Keep out of reach of children. S13 – Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs. S16 – Keep away from sources of ignition – No Smoking. S27 – Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
This product is classified as a Class 9 Dangerous Good under the
Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail.
Schedule 6 (Standard for the Uniform Scheduling of Drugs and
Imperator® Smoke Generator Herbicide Date of Issue: 23 February 2007 3. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS Ingredients:
Move person to fresh air. Aid in breathing, if necessary, and get immediate medical attention.
If skin contact occurs, remove contaminated clothing and wash with soap and water. If irritation occurs seek medial advice.
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with copious quantities of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice.
If swallowed rinse mouth with water and give water to drink. Immediately contact a doctor or Poisons Information Centre (telephone: 13 11 26) and follow the advice given. Only induce vomiting at the instruction of a physician.
Ensure washing facilities are available.
5. FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES Extinguishing
During a fire this product may release smoke, hazardous
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and structural fire fighters
Imperator® Smoke Generator Herbicide Date of Issue: 23 February 2007 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES Wear suitable protective clothing and boots. Prevent spill from entering drains, sewers or any body of water. Contain and absorb with sand, earth or inert absorbent. Scoop or shovel into sealable containers for disposal in accordance with applicable local, state and federal regulations. Decontaminate area soap and water. Rinse. 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE Handling:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid breathing vapour/mist. Use
Store in a cool, dry well-ventilated area out of direct sunlight. Store in a locked room away from children, authorised persons, animals, food, feedstuffs, seed and fertilisers.
8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS / PERSONAL PROTECTION Exposure
No occupational exposure standards have been established for the
product or the other ingredients excluding Permethrin. Permethrin
10 mg/m3 TWA for an 8 hour day/5 day working week.
Ensure adequate ventilation. Use with local exhaust ventilation or
while wearing a dust mask to avoid breathing vapour.
If inhalation risk use an organic vapour respirator
meeting the requirements of AS/NZS 1715 and
generators. Thoroughly ventilate treated areas
To be used strictly in accordance with label instructions.
Imperator® Smoke Generator Herbicide Date of Issue: 23 February 2007 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES Appearance:
pressure: Vapour density: Not applicable Boiling point:
During a fire this product may release smoke, hazardous
Imperator® Smoke Generator Herbicide Date of Issue: 23 February 2007 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION
Of dust - May result in respiratory irritation. Of smoke/vapour – irritant to mucous membranes and respiratory tract.
No adverse health effects are expected from swallowing.
Prolonged or repeated skin contact may lead to allergic dermatitis. Overexposure may result in nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and in severe cases central nervous system depression, leading to tremours, convulsions and coma.
Information on Product: Acute: Oral toxicity:
Dermal toxicity: LD50 rat: >2000 mg/kg Inhalation
Information on Components: Acute: Oral toxicity:
LD50 rat: >806 mg/kg (Permethrin) LD50 rat: >1870 mg/kg (Potassium chlorate)
Dermal toxicity: Not available Inhalation
Imperator® Smoke Generator Herbicide Date of Issue: 23 February 2007 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION For the active ingredient; Permethrin Fish toxicity:
Rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) LC50: 5.4µg/L (48 hours)
Permethrin is practically non-toxic to bees Chicken: Oral LD50: >3000mg/kg Japanese quail: Dietary LD50:
persistence and Low soil mobility. High potential for bioaccumulation but is rapidly degradation:
eliminated from fish (about 80% in 14 days). There is evidence of
degradation in soil and water. The half life in soil is less than 38 days.
Empty containers can be wrapped in paper and placed in waste bin.
Imperator® Smoke Generator Herbicide Date of Issue: 23 February 2007 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION UN number:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
Hazchem code: 2X 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION Registered according to the Agricultural and Veterinary Chemicals Act 1988 APVMA approval numbers: 59694. 16. OTHER INFORMATION Trademark
® IMPERATOR is a registered trademark of a Syngenta Group
Reason for update: updating supplier contact information.
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