MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET
July 9, 2009
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1. CHEMICAL PRODUCT AND COMPANY IDENTIFICATION
EPA Reg. No.:
Thifensulfuron-methyl: Methyl 3-[[[[(4-methoxy-6-methyl-1, 3, 5,-Triazin-2-yl)
amino] carbonyl] amino] sulfonyl] -2-thiophenecarboxylate
150 Harvester Drive, Suite 200
Burr Ridge, IL 60527
Telephone Numbers: For Chemical Emergency, Spill, Leak, Fire, Exposure, or Accident,
Call CHEMTREC Day or Night: 1-800-424-9300
For Medical Emergencies Only, Call 1-877-325-1840
Date of Issue:
July 9, 2009
Supersedes: April 21, 2008
1, 2, 12 and 14
2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION
Appearance and Odor: Beige colored granules with a mild odor.
Warning Statements: Warning. Keep out of reach of children. Causes substantial but temporary eye
injury. Do not get in eyes or on clothing.
Potential Health Effects:
Likely Routes of Exposure: Inhalation, eye and skin contact.
Eye Contact: Causes substantial but temporary eye injury.
Skin Contact: Slightly toxic and slightly irritating based on toxicity studies.
Ingestion: Slightly toxic based on toxicity studies.
Inhalation: Low inhalation toxicity.
Medical Conditions Aggravated by Exposure: Inhalation of product may aggravate existing chronic
respiratory problems such as asthma, emphysema or bronchitis. Skin contact may aggravate existing
See Section 11: TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION for more information.
Potential Environmental Effects:
Thifensulfuron-methyl is practically non-toxic to fish, aquatic invertebrates and terrestrial organisms, and
toxic to aquatic and terrestrial plants.
See Section 12: ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION for more information.
3. COMPOSITION / INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS
% BY WEIGHT
Other Ingredients Including:
Kaolin Clay and related mineral