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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

If inhaled

- Move to fresh air.

- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.

- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.

- Call a physician immediately.

In case of eye contact

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

- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).

- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.

- Take victim immediately to hospital.

In case of skin contact

- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.

- Wash off immediately with plenty of water.

- Keep warm and in a quiet place.

- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.

- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

If swallowed

- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.

- Take victim immediately to hospital.

- If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious).

- Do NOT induce vomiting.

- Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media

- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons

- Never use water.

Special exposure hazards in a fire

- The product is not flammable.

- Reacts violently with water.

- Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.

- Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

- Use personal protective equipment.

- Wear chemical resistant oversuit

Other information

- Cool containers / tanks with water spray.

- Keep from any possible contact with water.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions

- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

- Keep away from Incompatible products.

Environmental precautions

- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

- If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods for cleaning up

- Dam up.

- Soak up with inert absorbent material.

- Prevent product from entering drains.

- Contact with water may produce heat release and presents risks of splashing.

- Keep in properly labelled containers.

- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling

- Clean and dry piping circuits and equipment before any operations.

- Used in closed system.

- Use only in well-ventilated areas.

- Keep away from incompatible products.

- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

- Preferably transfer by pump or gravity.

Storage

- Store in original container.

- Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool.

- Keep in properly labelled containers.

- Keep container closed.

- Keep in a bunded area.

- Keep away from heat.

- Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.

- Keep away from Incompatible products.

Packaging material

- Steel

- Polyethylene

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
ID Number: UN3265
Kemler Code: 88
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(TRIFLUOROACETIC ANHYDRIDE)
Chemical name:
Trifluoroacetic anhydride
Language:
English
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
ID Number: UN3265
Shippingopen allclose all
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
ID Number: UN3265
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(TRIFLUOROACETIC ANHYDRIDE)
Chemical name:
Trifluoroacetic anhydride
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
ID Number: UN3265
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(TRIFLUOROACETIC ANHYDRIDE)
Chemical name:
Trifluoroacetic anhydride
Labels:
8 - Corrosive
Remarksopen allclose all
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls

- Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.

Occupational exposure controls

Respiratory protection

- Use respirator when performing operations involving potential exposure to vapour of the product.

- Respirator with a vapour filter (EN 141)

- Recommended Filter type: B

- Self-contained breathing apparatus in case of: 1) large uncontrolled emissions, 2) insufficient oxygen, 3) the mask and cartridge do not give adequate protection.

Hand protection

- Impervious gloves

- 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).

- Suitable material: Neoprene

Eye protection

- Chemical resistant goggles must be worn.

- If splashes are likely to occur, wear: Tightly fitting safety goggles, Face-shield

Skin and body protection

- Chemical resistant apron

- If splashes are likely to occur, wear: Apron, Boots, Neoprene

Hygiene measures

- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.

- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Environmental exposure controls

- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Stability

- Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

- Reacts violently with water.

- Corrosive to many metals when in contact with water or humidity.

- Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals.

- Keep away from strong bases.

- Risk of violent reaction.

- Risk of explosion.

Conditions to avoid

- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

- Exposure to moisture.

- freezing

Materials to avoid

- Metals,

- Water,

- Strong bases,

- Alkalis,

- Oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products

- Hydrogen fluoride,

- Carbon monoxide,

- Trifluoroacetic acid.

Disposal considerations

Waste from residues / unused products

- In accordance with local and national regulations.

- Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities.

Packaging treatment

- To avoid treatments, as far as possible, use dedicated containers.

- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

- Clean container with water.

- The empty and clean containers are to be reused in conformity with regulations.

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