The MSDS of Mepiquat Chloride

- Apr 12, 2018 -

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1. Chemical Product Identification


Product Name: Mepiquat Chloride


Molecular Formula: C7H16ClN


Molecular Weight: 149.66

Chemical Name: N,N-dimethylpiperidinium chloride


Form: Crystals


Color: Colorless


Odor: Odorless


CAS No.: 24307-26-4


Composition / Information on Ingredients




Mepiquat Chloride



Other ingredients



Hazards Identification

Symptoms of Acute Exposure: Irritation occurs upon eye contact. Inhalation of solution spray is irritating to nasal region and may result in slight narcosis. Ingestion of large amounts may result in muscle spasm.


Medical Conditions Likely to be Aggravated by Exposure: None known


Primary Routes of Exposure: Harmful if ingested, inhaled, absorbed into skin or if it comes into contact with skin or eyes.

Hazardous Decomposition Products: Combustion may generate HCl


  Unusual Fire, Explosion, and Reactivity Hazards: None

4. First Aid Measures


Ingestion: Immediately give several glasses of water and induce vomiting by gagging the victim with a finger placed on the back of the victim's tongue. Give fluids until vomit is clear. If victim is unconscious or convulsing, do not induce vomiting or give anything by mouth. Get medical attention immediately.

  Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, clear victim's airway and start mouth-to-mouth artificial respiration. If     necessary, get immediate medical attention.

  Eye Contact: Immediately wash eyes with running water for 15 minutes. If irritation develops, consult a physician.

  Skin Contact: Wash affected areas with soap and water. Remove and launder contaminated clothing before reuse. If                 irritation develops, consult a Physician.

5. Fire-Fighting Measures


Flashpoint (test method): Not applicable


Flammable Limits (% in air): Not applicable


Autoignition Temperature: Not available


Appropriate Extinguishing Media: Use water fog, foam, CO2, or dry chemical.


Fire Fighting Guidance: Firefighters should be equipped with self-contained breathing apparatus and turnout gear.

Unusual Fire, Explosion, and Reactivity Hazards: None


6. Accidental Release Measures


General Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in Section 8.


In Case of Spills or Leaks: Spills should be contained, solidified, and placed in suitable containers for disposal.


7. Handling And Storage


CAUTION: May be harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed through the skin. Avoid breathing spray mist. Avoid contact with skin, eyes, or clothing. Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. Store in the original container and keep closed. Store containers in a cool, dry place.

Precautions in Storing:Do not contaminate water, food or feed by storage or disposal. Keep out of reach of children and animals. Keep from freezing. Storage: Store in locked area in original container only, with lid tightly closed. Store separately from other pesticides and fertilizers, food and feed to prevent contamination. Use care to avoid puncturing container during storage or transit.


8. Exposure Controls / Personal Protection


Engineering Control Eye/Face:Use local exhaust (mechanical) to control vapors/mists during bulk transfer.Not required; use normal safety precautions.


Skin Protection: Applicators and other handlers must wear long-sleeved shirt and long pants, waterproof gloves, and shoes plus socks.

Respiratory Protection: Not required; however to avoid inhalation of excessive mist or vapors, wear a dust/mist approved respirator. Additional Protection Information: Shower at the end of each workday. Emergency eyewash fountain should be located nearby. Follow manufacturer's instructions for cleaning/maintaining personal protective equipment (PPE). If no such instructions for washables, use detergent and hot water. Keep and wash PPE separately from other laundry. Applicators/Handlers: Applicators and other handlers must wear


long-sleeved shirt and long pants, waterproof gloves, and shoes plus socks. User Safety Recommendations: Users should wash hands before eating, drinking, chewing gum, using tobacco or using the toilet. Remove clothing immediately if pesticide gets inside. Then wash thoroughly and put on clean clothing. Remove PPE immediately after handling this product. Wash the outside of gloves before removing. As soon as possible, wash thoroughly and change into clean clothing.


9. Physical and Chemical Properties pH: Not available.

Vapor Pressure: <0.01mPa@20 oC.


Vapor Density: Not available.


Evaporation Rate:Not available.


Viscosity: 0.01Pa(20oC).


Boiling Point: Not available.


Melting Point: 223oC


Decomposition Temperature:Not available.


Solubility: water :>500g/kg@20 oC


Specific Gravity/Density:1.187g/cm3@20 oC.


Decomposition point: 285 oC.


10.Stability And Reactivity


Stability: Stable


Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur


Decomposition Products: Combustion may generate HCl


Hazardous Mixtures: None known


Conditions To Avoid: Do not allow product to freeze.


11.Toxicological Information


Acute oral LD50 : 464mg/kg


Acute dermal LD50 : 2000mg/kg


12.Ecological And Ecotoxicological Information


Environmental Fate: No information found.


Environmental Toxicity: No information found.

13.Disposal Considerations


Pesticide Disposal: Pesticide wastes are toxic. Improper disposal of excess pesticide spray mixture or rinsate is a violation of Federal Law. If these wastes cannot be disposed of by use according to label instructions. Container Disposal:Triple rinse container (or equivalent). Then offer for recycling or reconditioning, or puncture and dispose of in a sanitary landfill, by incineration, or if allowed by State and local authorities, by burning. If burned, stay out of smoke.


Hazardous Information:None

14. Transport Information


Not applicable

15. Regulatory Information


Not applicable

16. Other Information


This MSDS summarizes our best knowledge of the health and safety hazard information of the product and how to safely handle and use the product in the workplace. Each user should read this MSDS and consider the information in the context of how the product will be handled and used in the workplace including in conjunction with other products.


If clarification or further information is needed to ensure that an appropriate risk assessment can be made, the user should contact this company.

Our responsibility for products sold is subject to our standard terms and conditions, a copy of which is sent to our customers and is also available on request.

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