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First-aid measures

First aid general principles - Important information
In case of doubt or in the presence of symptoms contact a physician, and show him/her the material safety data sheet. In case of severe symptoms, call your local health care emergency number. Call a poison control center in order to receive toxicological advice for the clinical management of poisoning. Do not administer anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

First aid general principles - Inhalation
In the case of respiratory symptoms (cough, dyspnea) move the person to fresh air, place in a semi-seated position, and administer oxygen. Provide artificial respiration if the person is not breathing.

First aid general principles - Skin contact
Flush the skin with copious amounts of water (and soap, if possible) for at least 15 minutes. Consult a physician if there are symptoms of skin irritation and/or pain.

First aid general principles - Eye contact
Remove contact lenses. Flush the eyes, kept open, with copious amounts of running water for at least 15 minutes. Consult a physician, especially if there are symptoms of eye irritation and/or pain.

First aid general principles – Ingestion
Do not administer anything by mouth unless advised to do so by a poison control center. Do not induce emesis. Rinse the mouth and consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

General information
Move all people away and stay upwind of the fire. Do not enter closed rooms without adequate protection.

Suitable extinguishing media
No special estinguishing media is advisable for this substance. Use the standard estinguishing media. In the choice of extinguishing media, consider the other materials involved in the fire.

Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons

Exposure hazards arising from the substance itself, combustion products, resulting gases
In the case of fire, irritant or toxic fumes may develop from the substance and from the other materials involved in the fire. Carbon monoxide poisoning may occur.

Protective equipment for fire-fighters
No special equipment for this substance is needed. Use standard fire-fighters equipments.

Accidental release measures

General measures
In case of spills, minimize dispersion and do not allow the substance entering drains and watercourses.

Personal precautions
Wear protective clothes and respiratory protection.

Environmental precautions
Cover the drains to prevent the product from entering the environment. If the product contaminates rivers, lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods for cleaning up
Remove large spills using absorbent material if needed. The material must be disposed of in accordance with local and national regulations.

Handling and storage

Take the necessary measures to avoid human and environmental exposure. Do not inhale vapours or fogs. Store in original containers or other appropriately labelled, suitable containers in an environment away from heat sources, drains and watercourses. Handiling and storage may be done at environmental temperature and in a dry place.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

According to the Company internal procedures, the substance is use under strictly controlled condition during its whole lifecycle:

(a) the substance is rigorously controlled from its arrival to its use and transformation:

(b) procedural (Standard Operating Procedures for use) and control technologies are used to minimize emission and any resulting exposure;

(c) the substance is handled only by trained and authorized personnel;

(d) in the case of cleaning and maintenance works, special procedures such as equipment washing are applied before the system is opened and entered;

(e) in cases of accident and where waste is generated, there is an Emergency Plan to minimize emissions and the resulting exposure;

(f) substance-handling procedures are well documented and strictly supervised by the site operator.

A periodic environmental monitoring confirms the efficacy of the above practices.

Details about SCC, exposure control and personal protection are given in the "RMM_details" document which is attached in section 13 of the Registration Dossier.

Stability and reactivity

STABILITY: conditions to be avoided: sensitivity to oxidation
REACTIVITY: Chemical reaction with oxidising acids and basis

Disposal considerations

For disposal purposes, the substance is considered as special waste. If needed, contact a center authorized to dispose of this type of waste. Do not dispose of the product in the environment.

Disposal procedures are detailed in the "RMM_details" document which is attached in section 13 of the Registration Dossier.