Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

General advice : Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. First aider needs to protect himself. Place affected clothing in a sealed bag for subsequent decontamination.
If inhaled : Move to fresh air. Keep at rest. Consult a physician.
Skin contact : Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off with plenty of water. Wash immediately and thoroughly for a prolonged period (at least 15minutes). Consult a physician.
Eye contact : Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Get immediate medical advice/ attention.
Ingestion :Do NOT induce vomiting. Do not give anything to drink. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Water spray - Foam - powder
Unsuitable extinguishing media : None known.
Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters : Special protective equipment for firefighters

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Do not breathe vapour. Personal protective equipment. Wear suitable gloves. Tightly fitting safety goggles.
Boots
Environmental precautions : Do not allow uncontrolled discharge of product into the environment.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Recovery : Collect spillage. Keep in properly labelled containers.
Neutralization : Neutralize with lime milk or soda and flush with plenty of water. NEVER neutralize product whilst it is still inside packaging or in an
emergency container.
Decontamination/cleaning : Wash off with plenty of water. Recover the cleaning water for subsequent disposal.
Disposal : Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling :
Technical measures : Vapour extraction at source
Advice on safe handling and usage : Avoid the formation or spread of mists in the atmosphere. Use only in well-ventilated areas.
Hygiene measures : Emergency equipment immediately accessible, with instructions for use. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
Use clean, well-maintained personal protection equipment. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product. When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
Storage conditions:
Recommended : Keep away from incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer Keep in a well-ventilated place.
Incompatible products : Alkalis and caustic products. Combustible material Strong oxidizing agents
Packaging Measures:
Packaging conditions : Drum, Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC)
Packaging materials - Recommended : Stainless steel, Polyethylene, Polypropylene

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3265
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C3
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3265
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C3
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3265
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (2-METHYLGLUTARIC ACID)
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A , S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 3265
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S. (2-METHYLGLUTARIC ACID)
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures
- Avoid splashes.
Individual protection measures
Respiratory protection
- Use a respirator with an approved filter if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.
Hand protection
- Where there is a risk of contact with hands, use appropriate gloves
- The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN
374 derived from it.
- Please observe the instructions regarding permeability and breakthrough time which are provided by the supplier of
the gloves. Also take into consideration the specific local conditions under which the product is used, such as the
danger of cuts, abrasion, and the contact time.
- Gloves must be inspected prior to use.
- Gloves should be discarded and replaced if there is any indication of degradation or chemical breakthrough.
Eye protection
- Safety goggles
- In case of contact through splashing:
- Wear face-shield and protective suit.
Skin and body protection
- Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.
- Remove and wash contaminated clothing.
Hygiene measures
- Emergency equipment immediately accessible, with instructions for use.
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- Regular cleaning of equipment, work area and clothing.
- Use clean, well-maintained personal protection equipment.
- Store personal protection equipment in a clean location away from the work area.
- Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
- Before reuse, thoroughly clean personal protection equipment
- Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
- Shower or bathe at the end of working.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
Protective measures
- The protective equipment must be selected in accordance with current CEN standards and in cooperation with the
supplier of the protective equipment.
- Selection of appropriate personal protective equipment should be based on an evaluation of the performance
characteristics of the protective equipment relative to the task(s) to be performed, conditions present, duration of
use, and the potential hazards and/or risks that may occur during use.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability : Stable at room temperature.
Incompatible materials :
Materials to avoid : Bases. Combustible material. Oxidizing materials.
Hazardous decomposition products:
Decomposition products : At high temperatures releases: hazardous gases. Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Disposal considerations

Product Disposal :
Prohibition : Avoid release to the environment.
Advice on Disposal : Do NOT put down the drain. Must undergo physico-chemical treatment prior to disposal. Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.
Advice on cleaning and disposal of packaging:
Measures for waste avoidance. : Do not dispose of the product at a rubbish tip.
Advice : Wash with hot caustic soda solution (2 to 5% NaOH).
Reason for waste disposal : May be reused following decontamination.
Other data : Dispose of as hazardous waste in compliance with local and national regulations.