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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do not breathe vapor or mist. Immediately remove substance contaminated clothes and wash affected skin areas with soap and water.

Eye contact:
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician. Keep eye wide open while rinsing.

Skin contact:
Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water while removing all contaminated clothes and shoes. Take off all contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.


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

Inhalation:
Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Call a physician immediately.

Self-protection of the first aider:
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.

Notes to physician:
Treat symptomatically

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable Extinguishing Media:
Use. Water spray. Carbon dioxide (CO2). Foam. Dry chemical.

Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons:
Do not use water jetstream.

Specific hazards arising from the chemical:
Causes severe burns. In the event of fire, cool tanks with water spray

Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Corrosive hazard. Wear protective gloves/clothing and eye/face protection.
In case of fire: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe vapor or mist. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.

Environmental Precautions:
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Prevent product from entering drains. Do not flush into surface water or sanitary
sewer system.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Contain all contaminated water for removal and treatment. Prevent spreading over a wide area (e.g. by containment or oil barriers).
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal

Methods for cleaning up:
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).

Handling and storage

Handling:
Do not breathe vapor or mist. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Do
not ingest. Wear personal protective clothing (see section 8). Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety
practice. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location. Ensure adequate ventilation.

Storage:
Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place. Keep in properly labeled containers. stainless steel. Polyethylene containers.

Shelf life:
No information available


Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
1719
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
1719
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
1719
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Proper shipping name and description:
Caustic alkali liquid, n.o.s (Tetraethylammonium hydroxide)
Chemical name:
Tetraethylammonium hydroxide
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
1719
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Caustic alkali liquid, n.o.s (Tetraethylammonium hydroxide)
Chemical name:
Tetraethylammonium hydroxide
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure limits:
We are not aware of any national exposure limit.

Engineering Controls:
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. To protect against splashes from pouring. Avoid formation of aerosol.

Personal Protective Equipment:
- Eye Protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles. If splashes are likely to occur, wear:. Face protection shield.
- Skin protection: Chemical resistant apron. Impervious clothing. Long sleeved clothing. Rubber gloves. Nitrile rubber. Neoprene gloves.
- Hand protection: Rubber gloves. Nitrile rubber. Neoprene gloves.
- Respitory protection: In case of mist, spray or aerosol exposure wear suitable personal respiratory protection and protective suit.
- Protective equipment: Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location
- General Hygiene Considerations: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using
this product. Take off all contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

Environmental Exposure Controls: Prevent product from entering drains.

Stability and reactivity

Stability:
Hazardous polymerization does not occur.

Conditions to Avoid:
To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Materials to avoid
Strong acids. Strong oxidizing agents. Aluminum. copper. Steel.:

Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating and toxic gases and vapors, Amines, Alcohols

Disposal considerations

Disposal Considerations:
Dispose of contents/containers in accordance with local regulations. Do not discharge product into the aquatic environment without pretreatment
(biological treatment plant). Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.

Waste from residues/unused products:
Should not be released into the environment. Treat rinsing as for product disposal

Contaminated packaging:
Empty remaining contents. Triple rinse containers. Empty containers should be taken for local recycling, recovery or waste disposal

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