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Copper naphthenate - 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 Copper naphthenate

Basic Identification Information About This Chemical
Chemical Name: Copper naphthenate
CAS Number: 1338-02-9
U.S. EPA PC Code: 006000 (Old US EPA PC Code)
006300 (Old US EPA PC Code)
023102
823102
CA DPR Chem Code: 153
Molecular Weight: 405.9
Use Type: Dog and Cat Repellent , Fungicide , Insecticide , Wood Preservative
Chem Class: Inorganic-Copper
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Additional Resources About This Chemical Class and Use Type

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Historical Use of this Chemical
Top five crops and sites for this pesticide in California
Right of Way   Structural Pest Control   Landscape   Outdoor Container Nursery  
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Other Names for this Chemical
About Chemical Synonyms
00153 (CA DPR Chem Code Text) , 00153 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 006000 (old EPA PC Code, Use code no. 023102) , 006000 (US EPA PC Code Text) , 006300 (old EPA PC Code, Use code no. 023102) , 006300 (US EPA PC Code Text) , 023102 (US EPA PC Code Text) , 1338-02-9 (CAS number) , 1338029 , 1338029 (CAS number without hyphens) , 153 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 153 (CA DPR Chem Code) , 23102 (US EPA PC Code) , 6000 (US EPA PC Code) , 6300 (US EPA PC Code) , 823102 (US EPA PC Code Text) , 823102 (US EPA PC Code) , CNC , COPPER AS ELEMENTAL (PRESENT AS COPPER NAPHTHENATE) , Copper as elemental, present as copper naphthenate , Copper naphthenate , COPPER NAPHTHENATE (SOLUTION) , Copper napthanate , Copper Uversol , Copper-Nap-All , Coppernaphthenate , Cuprinol , Naphthenic acids, copper salts , Troysan , Use code no. 023102 , Wiltz-65 , Wittox-C
 
Products Containing This Chemical
Current and historic U.S. registered products
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Signs and Symptoms of Copper naphthenate 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.

Copper naphthenate is a Copper compound.

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Symptoms of Poisoning with Copper Compounds
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- Soluble salts are corrosive to mucous membranes and the cornea.
- Organic copper compounds are more absorbable and exhibit greater systemic toxicity than inorganic compounds.
- Irritation of skin, eyes, and respiratory tract, particularly to eyes.
- Metallic taste, nausea, vomiting and stomach pain.
- In more severe cases, there may be blood in vomit or black or tarry stools, jaundice and enlarged liver. Blood cells rupture resulting in circulatory collapse and shock.

Source for Group Symptoms: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 15.

Treatment for Copper Poisoning

See: Recognition and Management of Pesticide Poisoning, 5th edition, U.S. EPA, Chapter 15, page 146.

 
Symptoms of Copper naphthenate Exposure from the International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC)

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Route of Exposure

Symptoms

First Aid

Inhalation Cough. Fresh air rest.
Skin Redness. Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Eyes Redness. First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible) then take to a doctor.
Ingestion Rinse mouth. Refer for medical attention.
Notes for ICSC Information
The substance is generally used only as a solution usually in mineral spirits or oils. The physical and toxicological properties will depend on the solvent used. Solvents used in commercial formulations may cause acute effects on the lungs and central nervous system. Cuprinol Wittox-C are trade names. Molecular mass will vary depending on the form of the naphthenic acid.
 

Toxicity Information for Copper naphthenate

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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 Moderate
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.

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Detailed Toxicity Information

Acute Toxicity 2
Copper naphthenate
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
Moderately Toxic
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
Copper naphthenate
IARC Carcinogens
U.S. NTP Carcinogens
California Prop 65 Known Carcinogens
U.S. EPA Carcinogens
TRI Carcinogen
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
Not Listed
 
Endocrine Disruption
Copper naphthenate
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
 
Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity
Copper naphthenate
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
 
Chemicals of Special Concern
Copper naphthenate
PAN Bad Actors
PAN Dirty Dozen list
Not Listed
Not Listed
 

Water Pollution Potential and Criteria for Copper naphthenate

Water Pollution Potential

PAN Ground Water Contaminant Rating Insufficient Data
 

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 Copper naphthenate

International Regulatory Status

Registration in Selected Countries Registration in Selected Countries:
Copper naphthenate

 
UNEP Persistent Organic Pollutant (POP)
UNEP Prior Informed Consent Chemical (PIC)
WHO Obsolete Pesticide
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

Yes
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 Copper naphthenate

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Aquatic Ecotoxicity

All Toxic Effects for Organism Group
Organism Group Effects Noted
Crustaceans Mortality
Fish Mortality
Phytoplankton Population
~ Un-Assigned Population
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Summary of Acute Toxicity for Organism Group
Organism Group Average Acute Toxicity Acute Toxicity Range
Fish Highly Toxic Highly Toxic
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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

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Related Chemicals for Copper naphthenate

CAS Number Relation Reason Chemical Name Chem Detail Registration Symptoms California Use Chem Use Type U.S. EPA Reg PAN Bad Actor
1338-02-9 Parent P Copper naphthenate View View View View Wood Preservative, Insecticide, Fungicide, Dog and Cat Repellent Yes Not Listed
61789-36-4 Related 1 Calcium naphthenate View View View View Wood Preservative, Insecticide, Fungicide No Not Listed
61789-51-3 Related 1 Cobalt naphthenate View View View View Wood Preservative, Insecticide, Fungicide No Not Listed
Related 1 Copper ammonium naphthenate View View View View Wood Preservative No Not Listed
Related 1 Copper hydroxynaphthenate View View View View No Not Listed
Related 1 Dodecyl dimethyl benzyl ammonium naphthenate View View View View Fungicide, Insecticide No Not Listed
Related 1 Nuodex naphthenate cobalt 6% catalyst View View View View Wood Preservative, Insecticide, Fungicide No Not Listed
12001-85-3 Related 1 Zinc naphthenate View View View View Wood Preservative, Insecticide, Fungicide, Dog and Cat Repellent Yes Yes
 
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