Kalach 480 SL

Chemical Class: Phosphonates
Common Chemical Name: Glyphosate IPA salt
Functional Class: Herbicide

Description:
Likely routes of exposure: Skin contact, ingestion and inhalation.
Skin: Non-irritating to skin.
Eye contact: May cause mild eye irritation. Cause temporary mild discomfort such as watering and redness of the eyes.
Ingestion: Minimally toxic.
Inhalation: Minimally toxic by inhalation.

Basic first aid:
Symptoms of glyphosate poisoning include: headache, vomiting and diarrhoea.
Inhalation:
Remove source of contamination, or move victim to fresh air. Keep affected person warm and at rest. Treat symptomatically and supportively. Administration of oxygen should be performed by qualified personnel. Get medical attention if effects persist.
Skin contact:
Move the victim to fresh air and remove all contaminated clothing, shoes and leather goods. Gently wipe off excess chemical. Wash affected skin areas gently and thoroughly with water and non-abrasive soap. Do not rub the skin. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.
Eye contact :
Immediately flush the eyes with clean, gently flowing lukewarm water or saline solution for 20 minutes, holding the eyelid(s) open. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.
Ingestion:
Have victim rinse mouth thoroughly with water. Do not induce vomiting. Seek medical advice immediately showing container and label.

Notice to the doctor:
There is no specific antidote.
Treat symptomatically and supportively as and when required.
Remove by gastric lavage and catharsis, but not if victim is unconscious.
Give oxygen if respiration is depressed

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