Temephos Gel 50% EC
Emulsifiable Concentrate (EC)
Physico Chemical Properties :
Molecular Weight - 466.5
Appearance - Brown color liquid
Solubility - Emulsifies in water
Toxicological Information :
Acute Oral Toxicity Ld50 - 4204mg/kg (male rat)
Acute Dermal Toxicity Ld50 - >4000mg/kg (rat)
Acute Inhalation Toxicity Lc50 - 2.41mg/I air (4h)
Symptoms of Poisoning :
Headache, giddiness, vertigo, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, diarrhea, convulsion, excessive sweating, lacrimation and salvation may occur.
Target Species :
Clean Water - 3.7 to 5m1/0 liters of water to cover 500 sq. meters area.
Moderately Polluted Water - 7.5 to 10m 1/10 liters of water to cover 500 sq.meters area.
Highly Polluted Water - 7.5 to 10m 1/10 liters of water to cover 500 sq.meters area.
Mode of Action :
Temper EC produces signs and Symptoms typical of cholinesterase inhibition at moderate levels of exposure, but mortality does not occur unless very large doses of the compound are administered.
Atropinization patient immediately & maintain full atropinization by repeated doses of 2-4 mg of sulphate intravenously 5-10 minutes interval. Dissolve 1-2gm of 2 PAM in 10 ml distilled water and inject intravenously very slowly of 10-15 minutes