Safety (MSDS) data for sodium monofluoroacetate
Synonyms: fluoroacetic acid sodium salt, sodium fluoroacetate, 1080,
compound 1080, ratbane 1080, sodium fluoacetate
Use: pesticide and rodenticide
Molecular formula: NaC2H3FO2
CAS No: 62-74-8
Appearance: white odourless hygroscopic powder
Solubility: Slightly soluble in water and in ethanol.
Stable. Flammable. Risk of explosion above flashpoint.
WHO recommended labelling "Extremely hazardous".
Very toxic by inhalation, ingestion or through skin absorption.
Estimated lethal dose in humans is in the region of
2-10 mg/kg. Typical 8 hr TWA 0.05 mg/m3. Typical STEL 0.15 mg/m3 (skin
absorption). Typical LD50s are in the region of 5-10 mg/kg.
Restrictions may apply
to the sale and use of this material, and in some countries its use is banned.
(The meaning of any abbreviations which appear in this section is given
ORL-HMN LDLO 0.7 mg kg-1
ORL-RAT LD50 0.2 mg kg-1
IPR-MUS LD50 15 mg kg-1
SCU-RBT LD50 0.3 mg kg-1
(The meaning of any risk phrases which appear in this section is given
R26 R27 R28.
Do not use if a less toxic alternative is available.
Carry out a risk assessment before starting work.
Protect skin and eyes with face mask and gloves.
Only use with high quality ventilation.
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