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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures


Take care of your own personal safety. Move out of dangerous area. Take

off all contaminated clothing immediately. Keep patient warm and at rest.

Do not leave victims unattended.

Inhalation: Move victims into fresh air. Place person on side in stable position if


In case of difficulties in breathing, supply oxygen.Employ artificial

respiration if breathing ceases.Call a physician immediately.

Skin Contact: In the event of frostbite, rinse copiously with water. Do not remove clothing

that adheres due to freezing. Cover with sterile dressing and seek medical


Eye contact: Immediately rinse the affected eye carefully with water of regular

temperature. Following eye contact with liquefied gas: Do not force eyelids

open. Consult an eye doctor (ophthalmologist).

Ingestion: Ingestion by swallowing is not considered a possible mode of exposure.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:

Frostbite injuries Drowsiness

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Hazards: Oxygen-displacing gas. Liquefied gas may cause severe frostbite damage and eye damage.

Treatment: No specific antidote known. cardio-vascular monitoring. Symptomatic treatment.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media, Suitable extinguishing media:

Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:

high volume water jet

Special hazards arisingfrom the substance or


In case of fire cool endangered containers with water. Closed container

may rupture if strongly heated. Heavier than air vapour. Formation of

flammable or explosive vapour/air mixtures possible. Keep all ignition

sources out of area Flash back possible over considerable distance.

Advice for firefighters

Special fire fighting procedures: No data available.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:

In the case of respirable dust and/or fumes, use self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:

Wear personal protective equipment; Avoid contact with skin

and eyes. Do not inhale vapours / aerosols. Keep away from sources of

ignition - No smoking. Heavier than air vapour. Ensure adequate ventilation.

Ensure that spaces including floor areas are well ventilated.

Environmental Precautions:

Do not allow entrance in sewage water, drainage systems, stretches of

water, soil. Avoid penetration into drainage system or in rooms situated at a

lower level because of danger of explosion. Issue an immediate alarm

report to the company environmental protection department if the product

unintentionally leaves the production area.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

under the provision of special precautionary measures Confine and allow to evaporate.

Reference to other sections:

Wear personal protective equipment

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:

Wear personal protective equipment; If necessary, full body

protection suit (coverall). Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not inhale

vapours / aerosols. Provide good ventilation or extraction. Ensure that

spaces including floor areas are well ventilated. Vapours are heavier than

air and may spread along floors. Keep away from sources of ignition - No

smoking. Do not empty into drains. If positive displacement pumps are

used, these must be fitted with non-integral pressure relief valve. Observe

special instructions applicable to compressed gases.

Conditions for safe storage,including any incompatibilities:

Keep away from heat, hot surfaces, sparks, open flames and other ignition

sources. No smoking. Take precautionary measures against static

discharge. Explosion protection equipment required. Keep containers tightly

closed in a cool, well-ventilated place. Keep away from direct sunlight. Do

not store together with: highly inflammable substances Suitable materials

are: Steel Polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Observe prohibition against storing


Specific end use(s): We are unaware of any specific end uses which go beyond the data reported.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1055
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
tunnel restriction code: (B/D)
Shippingopen allclose all
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 1055
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Special provisions / remarks
Clear of living quarters.

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 1055
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Special provisions / remarks
Cargo Aircraft only. ERG-Code 10L
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

Appropriate Engineering Controls:

Use closed-system units. If contact with gases or vapours cannot be

excluded: Provide good ventilation or extraction. Further Information ACGIH

(American Conference of Governmental Industry Hygienists)

Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment

Eye/face protection:

close-fitting protective goggles (e.g. closed goggles) or face protection

Hand Protection:

Material: nitrile-butadiene rubber (NBR) gloves

Material: leather gloves, heat insulating

Additional Information: Selection of protective gloves to meet the

requirements of specific workplaces., Suitability for specific workplaces

should be clarified with protective glove manufacturers., The information is

based on our own tests, references from the literature and information from

glove manufacturers, or derived by analogy with similar materials.,

Remember that the useful time per day of a chemical protection glove may

be much shorter than the permeation time determined according to EN 374

due to the many different influential factors involved (e.g. temperature).

Skin and Body Protection:

Select materials and equipment for physical protection depending on the

concentration and volume of hazardous substances and the workplace


Respiratory Protection:

In case of dusts/vapours/aerosols being formed or if the limit values like

TLV are exceeded: wear a self contained respiratory apparatus Please

note: National regulations. Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective


Hygiene measures:

Do not inhale vapours / aerosols. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Remove contaminated or saturated clothing. Smoking, eating and drinking

should be prohibited in the application area. Observe the rules usually

applicable when handling chemicals.

Environmental Controls:

Avoid release to the environment. Emissions from venting and processing

equipment should be checked in order to ensure that the requirements of

the Environmental Protection Law are satisfied. In some cases, exhaust air

scrubbers, filters or technical changes to the processing plant will be

required in order to decrease emissions to acceptable values.

The environmental regulations on the control and monitoring of

environmental exposures are to be observed.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical Stability: The product is chemically stable.

Possibility of hazardous reactions:

Vapours may form explosive mixture with air. Formation of peroxides may

occur (in the presence of atmospheric oxygen). For longer storage periods.

Conditions to avoid:

Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Incompatible Materials: Strong oxidizing agents Chlorine. Hydrogen chloride. Fluorine. Oxygen

Hazardous Decomposition Products:

In case of fire or thermal decomposition production of for example Carbon Monoxide. Carbon Dioxide.

Disposal considerations

General information:

No waste key number as per the European Waste Types List can be

assigned to this product, since such classification is based on the (as yet

undetermined) use to which the product is put by the consumer. The waste

key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List

(decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the

disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.

Disposal methods:

Disposal according to local authority regulations. With respect to local

regulations, e.g. incineration via flare system.