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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air, seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Seek medical
Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash with plenty of soap and
water. Seek medical attention if irritation occurs.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Recommended extinguishing agents: Water, foam or dry powder
may be used.

Product arising from burning: Products arising from pyrolysis: Products of combustion may
contain oxides of carbon.

Protective equipment: Protective equipment: Full protective clothing and a
self-contained breathing apparatus should be worn.

Accidental release measures

Handling and storage

Handling: Observe the usual precautions for handling organic
chemicals. Minimise the possibility of vapour or mist
formation. Ensure adequate ventilation. Protective
clothing, gloves, eye/face protection and a respirator (eg
North twin with RP3D organic vapour cartridges) should be

Storage: Store in sealed containers in a dry, well-ventilated area.
Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Special provisions / remarks
Transport: The substance is controlled as a combustible liquid under
United States DoT regulations (NA 1993, equivalent to UN
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Other dangers: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: Chemical reaction with water: The substance readily
hydrolyses in water to yield cyclohexanone.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for recycling is not possible as the substance
readily hydrolyses.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None known, the substance readily hydrolyses. [UK c.a.: In
the presence of water to a volatile ketone and an alcohol.]

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: The substance may be disposed of at a landfill site in
accordance with local regulations.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method. Use a suitable facility equipped with

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Discharge into surface waters is not recommended, but may
be acceptable as the substance is readily biodegradable.
The use of holding tanks prior to discharge is recommended.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.