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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Call a physician immediately. If breathing is irregular or stopped, administer artificial respiration.

- Skin contact: Take off all contaminated clothing immediately. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. Call a physician immediately.

- Eye contact: Immediately flush eye(s) with plenty of water. Call a physician immediately.

- Ingestion: Call a physician immediately. Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:

Symptoms: No information available

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:

Treatment: No information available

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media: Water spray, dry powder, foam

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Specific hazards during firefighting: Heating or fire can release toxic gas.

Adive for the firefighters

Special protective equipment for firefighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information: Use water spray to cool unopened containers.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Personal precautions: Use respirator when performing operations involving potential exposure to vapour of the product.

Environmental precautions: Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Methods for cleaning up: Contain spillage, and then collect with non-combustible absorbent material (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite) and place in container for disposal according to local / national regulations (see section "disposal considerations")

For personal protection see section "Exposure controls/personal protection".

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Highly flammable. Keep away from sources of ignition - no smoking. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Temperature class: T2

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

Requirements for storage areas and containers: To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight. Keept container tightly closed. Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Other data: Keep under nitrogen.

Specific end uses: No information available

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
2920
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, flammable, n.o.s.
(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylguanidine)
Chemical name:
1,1,3,3-Tetramethylguanidine
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
2920
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, flammable, n.o.s.
(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylguanidine)
Chemical name:
1,1,3,3-Tetramethylguanidine
Labels:
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
2920
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, flammable, n.o.s.
(1,1,3,3-Tetramethylguanidine)
Chemical name:
1,1,3,3-Tetramethylguanidine
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment

Repsiratory protection: In the case of vapour formation use a respirator with an approved filter. Respirator with a vapour filer (EN 141). Respirator with ABEK filter.

Hand protection: Suitable material - Nitrile rubber. Break through time >480 min. Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of special workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact).

Eye protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles. Face-shield

Skin and body protection: Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place. Rubber or plastic apron; rubber or plastic boots

Hygiene measures: Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.

Environmental exposure controls

General advice: Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Stable under normal conditions.

Conditions to avoid: No data available

Incompatible materials: Strong acids

Hazardous decomposition products: No decomposition if stored normally.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatement methods

Product: Dispose of in accordance with local regulations. Contact waste disposal services.

Contaminated packaging: Dispose of as unused product. Do not burn or use a cutting torch on the empty drum.