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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation :

Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. If respiratory problems, artificial respiration/oxygen. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

Skin contact :

Wash off promptly and flush contaminated skin with water. Promptly remove clothing if soaked through and flush skin with water. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Get medical attention.

Eye contact :

Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.

Ingestion :

If conscious, drink plenty of water. Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

Notes to physician

Most important symptoms/effects, acute and delayed :

Product may hydrolyse upon contact with body fluids in the gastrointestinal tract to produce additional methanol; therefore, consider the signs/symptoms of methanol poisoning and also observe the known latency period of several days!

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media :

Alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemical.

Specific hazards during fire fighting :

Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire.

Further Information :

Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters :

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures :

Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid contact with liquid and vapors. Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions :

Harmful to aquatic life. Prevent runoff from entering drains, sewers, or streams.

Methods for cleaning up :

Absorb spillage with suitable absorbent material.

Prevention of secondary hazards :

Remove sources of ignition. In case of spills, beware of slippery floors and surfaces.

Handling and storage

Handling

Advice on safe handling :

Do not taste or swallow. Avoid contact with eyes, skin, and clothing. Avoid breathing mists or vapors. Wash hands after handling.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion :

Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. All equipment used when handling the product must be grounded.

Storage

Requirements for storage areas and containers :

Keep container tightly closed. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.

Other data :

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Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
This product is not regarded as dangerous goods according to the national and international regulations on the transport of dangerous goods.
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations

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