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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Eye: No specific first aid measures are required. As a precaution, remove contact lenses, if worn, and flush eyes with water.
Skin: No specific first aid measures are required. As a precaution, remove clothing and shoes if contaminated. To remove the material from skin, apply a waterless hand cleaner, mineral oil, or petroleum jelly. Then wash with soap and water. Discard contaminated clothing and shoes or thoroughly clean before reuse.
Ingestion: No specific first aid measures are required. Do not induce vomiting. As a precaution, get medical advice.
Inhalation: No specific first aid measures are required. If exposed to excessive levels of material in the air, move the exposed person to fresh air. Get medical attention if coughing or respiratory discomfort occurs.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Eye: Not expected to cause prolonged or significant eye irritation.
Skin: Contact with the skin is not expected to be harmful.
Ingestion: Not expected to be harmful if swallowed.
Inhalation: Not expected to be harmful if inhaled.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Use water fog, foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide (CO2) to extinguish flames.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Combustion Products: Highly dependent on combustion conditions. A complex mixture of airborne solids, liquids, and gases including carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and unidentified organic compounds will be evolved when this material undergoes combustion. Combustion may form oxides of: Sulfur .

Advice for firefighters
This material will burn although it is not easily ignited. For fires involving this material, do not enter any enclosed or confined fire space without proper protective equipment, including self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Eliminate all sources of ignition in vicinity of spilled material. Refer to Sections 5 and 8 for more information.

Environmental precautions
Stop the source of the release if you can do it without risk. Contain release to prevent further contamination of soil, surface water or groundwater.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Clean up spill as soon as possible, observing precautions in Exposure Controls/Personal Protection. Use appropriate techniques such as applying non-combustible absorbent materials or pumping. Where feasible and appropriate, remove contaminated soil and dispose of in a manner consistent with applicable requirements. Place other contaminated materials in disposable containers and dispose of in a manner consistent with applicable requirements. Report spills to local authorities as appropriate or required.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
If this material is heated above 49C (120F) thermal burns can result from accidental contact with skin or eyes. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment if engineering controls or work practices are not adequate to prevent contact. Some heated materials may release fumes that are unpleasant and produce nausea and irritation of the eyes and respiratory tract. Use in a well-ventilated area.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
General Handling Information: The maximum handling temperature is 85°C. Avoid contaminating soil or releasing this material into sewage and drainage systems and bodies of water.
Static Hazard: Electrostatic charge may accumulate and create a hazardous condition when handling this material. To minimize this hazard, bonding and grounding may be necessary but may not, by themselves, be sufficient. Review all operations which have the potential of generating and accumulating an electrostatic charge and/or a flammable atmosphere (including tank and container filling, splash filling, tank cleaning, sampling, gauging, switch loading, filtering, mixing, agitation, and vacuum truck operations) and use appropriate mitigating procedures.
General Storage Information: The maximum long-term (> 2 weeks) storage temperature is 45°C. The maximum short-term (< 2 weeks) storage temperature is 66°C. In normal storage conditions, the shelf life of this product is 5 years.

Container Warnings: Container is not designed to contain pressure. Do not use pressure to empty container or it may rupture with explosive force. Empty containers retain product residue (solid, liquid, and/or vapor) and can be dangerous. Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose such containers to heat, flame, sparks, static electricity, or other sources of ignition. They may explode and cause injury or death. Empty containers should be completely drained, properly closed, and promptly returned to a drum reconditioner or disposed of properly.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Consider the potential hazards of this material, applicable exposure limits, job activities, and other substances in the work place when designing engineering controls and selecting personal protective equipment. If engineering controls or work practices are not adequate to prevent exposure to harmful levels of this material, the personal protective equipment listed below is recommended. The user should read and understand all instructions and limitations supplied with the equipment since protection is usually provided for a limited time or under certain circumstances. Refer to appropriate CEN standards.

ENGINEERING CONTROLS:
Use in a well-ventilated area.

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
Eye/Face Protection: No special eye protection is normally required. Where splashing is possible, wear safety glasses with side shields as a good safety practice.
Skin Protection: No special protective clothing is normally required. Where splashing is possible, select protective clothing depending on operations conducted, physical requirements and other substances in the workplace. Suggested materials for protective gloves include: Nitrile Rubber, Silver Shield, Viton.
Respiratory Protection: No respiratory protection is normally required.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: This material is not expected to react.
Chemical Stability: This material is considered stable under normal ambient and anticipated storage and handling conditions of temperature and pressure.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: Hazardous polymerization will not occur.
Conditions to Avoid: Do not heat above flash point.
Incompatible materials to avoid: May react with strong acids or strong oxidizing agents, such as chlorates, nitrates, peroxides, etc.
Hazardous decomposition products: None known (None expected)

Disposal considerations

Use material for its intended purpose or recycle if possible.

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