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Asulam, sodium salt - Identification, toxicity, use, water pollution potential, ecological toxicity and regulatory information

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Identifying information, including synonyms, ID numbers, use type, chemical classification, a link to a list of all products containing this chemical and a list of the top crops this pesticide is used on in California.
Signs and symptoms of poisoning, first aid, and links to treatment information for this chemical.
Link to information on toxicity to humans, including carcinogenicity, reproductive and developmental toxicity, neurotoxicity, and acute toxicity.
Links to world-wide registration status as well as regulatory information for the U.S. and California.
Water quality standards and physical properties affecting water contamination potential.
Toxicity to aquatic organisms.
List of chemicals in the same family, including breakdown products, salts, esters, isomers, and other derivatives.
 

Chemical Identification and Use for Asulam, sodium salt

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Asulam, sodium salt
CAS Number: 2302-17-2
U.S. EPA PC Code: 106902
262300 (Old US EPA PC Code.)
CA DPR Chem Code: 1746
Molecular Weight: 253.23
Use Type: Herbicide
Chem Class: Other Carbamate
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Additional Resources About This Chemical Class and Use Type
 
Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
(US EPA PC Code ) , (US EPA PC Code ) , 106902 (US EPA PC Code Text ) , 1746 (CA DPR Chem Code) ) , 2302-17-2 (CAS number) , 2302172 , 2302172 (CAS number without hyphens) , 262300 (Old US EPA PC Code) , 262300 (US EPA PC Code Text ) , AE F102789 , Asulam Sodium , Asulam, sodium salt , ASULAM, SODIUM SALT (CA DPR Chem Code Text ) , ASULAM-SODIUM , Asulame (sel de sodium) , Asulame, sodium salt , Asulamsodiumsalt , Asulox, sodium salt , Carbamic acid, ((4-aminophenyl)sulfonyl)-, methyl ester, monosodium salt , Methyl sulfanilylcarbamate, sodium salt , Sodium asulam , Use code no. 106902 , [(4-Aminophenyl)sulfonyl]carbamic acid, Methyl ester, Monosodium salt
 
Products Containing This Chemical
Current and historic U.S. registered products
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Signs and Symptoms of Asulam, sodium salt Poisoning

NOTE! There may be other diseases and chemicals that have similar symptoms.

If you have a poisoning emergency in the United States call 1-800-222-1222.
If the victim has collapsed or is unconscious, call 911.

Asulam, sodium salt is a herbicidal Carbamate or Thiocarbamate compound.

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Symptoms of Poisoning with herbicidal Carbamate or Thiocarbamate Compounds
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The herbicidal carbamates and thiocarbamates may be irritating to skin, eyes, and respiratory tract. Some may be weak inhibitors of cholinesterase, causing headache, dizziness, and nausea.

Source for Group Symptoms: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 13.

Treatment for herbicidal Carbamate or Thiocarbamate Poisoning

See: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 13, page 123.

 
Symptoms of Asulam, sodium salt Exposure

- Eye irritation, tearing, and redness.
- Nausea, dizziness, headaches, CNS depression.
- Aggravation of pre-existing skin and respiratory conditions.

Source for Symptoms: Material Safety Data Sheet. Agriliance, LCC. (location information not available), January 1998. (MSDS)

First Aid for Asulam, sodium salt Poisoning

For Inhalation
- Remove victim to fresh air. If not breathing administer artificial respiration.
For Skin
- Wash affected area with plenty of soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing. Launder contaminated clothing separately.
For Eyes
- Hold eyelids open and flush with a steady stream of water for at least 15 minutes.
For Ingestion
- If patient is alert and not convulsing give 1-2 glasses of water and induce vomiting. Do not induce vomiting or give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Get medical aid.

Source for First Aid: Material Safety Data Sheet. Agriliance, LCC. (location information not available), January 1998. ()

 
 

Toxicity Information for Asulam, sodium salt

  Note: Information for many chemicals is incomplete and may not be fully representative of effects on humans. Why?

Summary Toxicity Information

PAN Bad Actor
Chemical
1
Acute
Toxicity
2
Carcinogen Cholinesterase
Inhibitor
Ground
Water Contaminant
Developmental or
Reproductive Toxin
Endocrine
Disruptor
Not Listed
Possible No
 
Indicates high toxicity in the given toxicological category. Indicates no available weight-of-the-evidence summary assessment. For additional information on toxicity from scientific journals or registration documents, see the "Additional Resources for Toxicity " section of the chemical detail page.
1. PAN Bad Actors are chemicals that are one or more of the following: highly acutely toxic, cholinesterase inhibitor, known/probable carcinogen, known groundwater pollutant or known reproductive or developmental toxicant. NOTE! Because there are no authoritative lists of Endocrine Disrupting (ED) chemicals, EDs are not yet considered PAN Bad Actor chemicals.
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.

Detailed Toxicity Information

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
Acute Toxicity 2
Asulam, sodium salt Asulam
WHO Acute Hazard
TRI Acute Hazard
Material Safety Data Sheets
Acute rating from U.S. EPA product label
U.S. NTP Acute Toxicity Studies
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Cholinesterase Inhibitor
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Available
No Consensus Value
No NTP Studies

No
U, Unlikely to be Hazardous
Not Listed
Not Available
No Consensus Value
No NTP Studies

No
2. The acute toxicity reported on this page is of the pure chemical ingredient only and may not reflect the acute toxicity of individual pesticide products. To view acute toxicity of individual products, click on 'View Products' link in the 'Chemical Identification' section above.
 
Cancer Information
Asulam, sodium salt Asulam
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
C, Possible
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
C, Possible
Not Listed
 
Endocrine Disruption
Asulam, sodium salt Asulam
Illinois EPA list
Keith list
Colborn list
Benbrook list
Danish Inert list
EU list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Asulam, sodium salt Asulam
CA Prop 65 Developmental Toxin
U.S. TRI Developmental Toxin
CA Prop 65 Female Reproductive Toxin
CA Prop 65 Male Reproductive Toxin
U.S. TRI Reproductive Toxin
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Chemicals of Special Concern
Asulam, sodium salt Asulam
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Asulam, sodium salt

Water Pollution Potential

This Chemical
Parent Chemical
  Asulam, sodium salt Asulam
PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data Insufficient Data
 
Physical Property Data Related to Water Contamination Potential
Water Solubility (Avg, mg/L)
Adsorption Coefficient (Koc)
Hydrolysis Half-life (Avg, Days)
Aerobic Soil Half-life (Avg, Days)
Anaerobic Soil Half-life (Avg, Days)
962,000
25.0
-
4.00
-
 
 

Sorry, no water quality standards or criteria have been established for this chemical by the U.S. or Canadian governments; however, there may be criteria established for related chemicals.

 

Regulatory Information for Asulam, sodium salt

International Regulatory Status

This Chemical
Parent Chemical 
 
UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

U.S. and California Regulatory Status

U.S. EPA Registered
U.S. EPA Hazardous Air Pollutant
U.S. EPA Minimum Risk Pesticide (25b list)

CA Registered
CA Groundwater Contaminant
CA Toxic Air Contaminant
Yes
Not Listed
No

No
Not Listed
Not Listed
No
Not Listed
No

No
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Maximum Tolerance and Residue Levels

Codex Alimentarius
   (UN FAO Maximum Residue Limits)
U.S. Maximum Tolerance Levels
European Union Maximum Residue Levels
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Ecotoxicity for Asulam, sodium salt

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
AquaticPlants Population
Molluscs Intoxication
Phytoplankton Population
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

Sorry, no acute aquatic ecotoxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

 

Terrestrial Ecotoxicity

Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group

Sorry, no honeybee acute toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Note: Population-level effects on honeybees may occur even if a pesticide has low acute toxicity. For example, certain pesticides interfere with honeybee reproduction, ability to navigate, or temperature regulation, any of which can have an effect on long-term survival of honeybee colonies. The neonicotinoids, pyrethroids and keto-enol pesticides are some types of pesticides causing one or more of these effects.
Honeybee Chronic Toxicity

Sorry, no honeybee chronic toxicity data available for this chemical. Try related chemicals.

Related Chemicals for Asulam, sodium salt

CAS Number Relation Reason Chemical Name Chem Detail Symptoms California Use Chem Use Type U.S. EPA Reg PAN Bad Actor
3337-71-1 Parent P Asulam View View View Herbicide No Not Listed
2302-17-2 Related 1 Asulam, sodium salt View View View Herbicide Yes Not Listed
123-31-9 Related 5a Hydroquinone View View View Breakdown product No Not Listed
14089-43-1 Related 1 Potassium asulam View View View Herbicide No Not Listed
 
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