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THIOUREA, (2-METHYLPHENYL)-

6.1 - Poison
Chemical Identifiers | Hazards | Response Recommendations | Physical Properties | Regulatory Information | Alternate Chemical Names

Chemical Identifiers

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CAS Number UN/NA Number DOT Hazard Label USCG CHRIS Code
  • 614-78-8   (THIOUREA, (2-METHYLPHENYL)-)
  • Poison
none
NFPA 704
data unavailable
NIOSH Pocket Guide International Chem Safety Card
none none
General Description
Crystalline solid. (EPA, 1998)

Hazards

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Reactivity Alerts
none
Air & Water Reactions
No rapid reaction with air. No rapid reaction with water.
Fire Hazard
When heated to decomposition, it emits very toxic fumes of oxides of nitrogen and sulfur. (EPA, 1998)
Health Hazard
The material is highly toxic if orally ingested. (EPA, 1998)
Reactivity Profile
When heated to decomposition, it emits very toxic fumes of oxides of nitrogen and sulfur. [EPA, 1998]. Organosulfides are incompatible with acids, diazo and azo compounds, halocarbons, isocyanates, aldehydes, alkali metals, nitrides, hydrides, and other strong reducing agents. Reactions with these materials generate heat and in many cases hydrogen gas. Many of these compounds may liberate hydrogen sulfide upon decomposition or reaction with an acid.
Belongs to the Following Reactive Group(s)
Potentially Incompatible Absorbents

No information available.

Response Recommendations

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Isolation and Evacuation
Excerpt from ERG Guide 154 [Substances - Toxic and/or Corrosive (Non-Combustible)]:

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
(Non-Specific -- Poisonous Solid, n.o.s.) Wear self-contained (positive pressure if available) breathing apparatus and full protective clothing.

(Non-Specific -- Poisonous Solid, n.o.s.) For small fires use dry chemical, carbon dioxide, water spray, or foam. Use water spray, fog, or foam on larger fires. Move container from fire area if you can do so without risk. (EPA, 1998)
Non-Fire Response
(Non-Specific -- Poisonous Solid, n.o.s.) Keep unnecessary people away, isolate hazard area and deny entry. Stay upwind and keep out of low areas. Do not touch spilled material, stop leak if you can do so without risk. Absorb small spills with sand or other noncombustible material and place into containers for later disposal. For large spills, dike far ahead of spill for later disposal. (EPA, 1998)
Protective Clothing
For emergency situations, wear a positive pressure, pressure-demand, full facepiece self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) or pressure- demand supplied air respirator with escape SCBA and a fully-encapsulating, chemical resistant suit. (EPA, 1998)
DuPont Tychem® Suit Fabrics
No information available.
First Aid
Warning: Effects may be delayed for up to 72 hours. Caution is advised.

Signs and Symptoms of Thiourea, (2-Methylphenyl)- Exposure: No information on specific clinical effects of exposure to thiourea, (2-methylphenyl)- was found in available references. However, signs and symptoms of acute exposure to thiourea, (2-methylphenyl)- may include headaches, dizziness, weakness, nausea, irritation of eyes, skin and respiratory tract. Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible.

Emergency Life-Support Procedures: Acute exposure to thiourea, (2-methylphenyl)- may require decontamination and life support for the victims. Emergency personnel should wear protective clothing appropriate to the type and degree of contamination. Air-purifying or supplied-air respiratory equipment should also be worn, as necessary. Rescue vehicles should carry supplies such as plastic sheeting and disposable plastic bags to assist in preventing spread of contamination.

Inhalation Exposure:
1. Move victim to fresh air. Emergency personnel should avoid self-exposure to thiourea, (2-methylphenyl)-.
2. Evaluate vital signs including pulse and respiratory rate, and note any trauma. If no pulse is detected, provide CPR. Monitor for respiratory distress; if cough or difficulty in breathing develops, evaluate for respiratory tract irritation, bronchitis, or pneumonitis. Administer 100% humidified oxygen to all victims or other respiratory support.
3. Obtain authorization and/or further instructions from the local hospital for performance of other invasive procedures.
4. Transport to a health care facility.

Dermal/Eye Exposure:
1. Remove victims from exposure. Emergency personnel should avoid self-exposure to thiourea, (2-methylphenyl)-.
2. Evaluate vital signs including pulse and respiratory rate, and note any trauma. If no pulse is detected, provide CPR. Monitor for respiratory distress; if cough or difficulty in breathing develops, evaluate for respiratory tract irritation, bronchitis, or pneumonitis. Administer 100% humidified oxygen to all victims or other respiratory support.
3. Remove contaminated clothing as soon as possible.
4. If eye exposure has occurred, eyes must be flushed with lukewarm water for at least 15 minutes.
5. Wash exposed skin areas thoroughly with soap and water.
6. Obtain authorization and/or further instructions from the local hospital for performance of other invasive procedures.
7. Transport to a health care facility.

Ingestion Exposure:
1. Evaluate vital signs including pulse and respiratory rate, and note any trauma. If no pulse is detected, provide CPR. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. If breathing is labored, administer 100% humidified oxygen or other respiratory support.
2. Obtain authorization and/or further instructions from the local hospital for administration of an antidote or performance of other invasive procedures.
3. Transport to a health care facility. (EPA, 1998)

Physical Properties

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Chemical Formula:
  • C8H10N2S
Flash Point: data unavailable
Lower Explosive Limit (LEL): data unavailable
Upper Explosive Limit (UEL): data unavailable
Autoignition Temperature: data unavailable
Melting Point: 304 to 324 ° F (EPA, 1998)
Vapor Pressure: data unavailable
Vapor Density (Relative to Air): data unavailable
Specific Gravity: data unavailable
Boiling Point: data unavailable
Molecular Weight: 166.26 (EPA, 1998)
Water Solubility: data unavailable
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)

Chemical PAC-1 PAC-2 PAC-3
Methylphenylthiourea, 2-; (o-Tolyl thiourea) (614-78-8) 4.5 mg/m3 50 mg/m3 300 mg/m3
(DOE, 2016)

Regulatory Information

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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
Thiourea, (2-methylphenyl)- 614-78-8 500/10000 pounds 500 pounds

(EPA List of Lists, 2015)

DHS Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)

No regulatory information available.

Alternate Chemical Names

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