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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Pay attention to self-protection.
Remove victims from hazardous area. Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance. Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.
Do not leave victims unattended.
If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

Inhalation
Inhalation is possible if aerosols, mists, dusts, or smoke form.
Move victims into fresh air.
With labored breathing: Provide with oxygen. Consult a doctor.
If the casualty is not breathing: Perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, notify emergency physician immediately.

Skin contact
Wash off affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

Eye contact
With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.
In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

Ingestion
Rinse out mouth.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Consult a physician immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential. Damage to health is thus not expected.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.

Unsuitable extinguishing media
Do not use full-force water jet in order to avoid dispersal and spread of the fire.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Flash back possible over considerable distance.
Product is flammable.
In case of fire cool endangered containers with water.
In the case of fire, the following hazardous smoke fumes may be produced:
Carbon oxides
organic products of decomposition

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
In the case of fire:
Respiratory protective equipment independent of surrounding air, chemical protective suit

Advice for firefighters
Contaminated extinguishing water must be treated at a suitable disposal plant in accordance with waste management laws.
Water used to extinguish fire should not enter drainage systems, soil or stretches of water.
In case of fire, remove the endangered containers and bring to a safe place, if this can be done safely.
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Fire residues should be disposed of in accordance with the regulations.
Pay attention to self-protection.
Keep out unprotected persons.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear personal protective equipment
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Keep unauthorized persons away.

Environmental precautions
Observe regulations on prevention of water pollution (check, dam up, cover up).
Do not allow entrance in sewage water, soil, stretches of water, drainage systems, surface water.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Absorb with liquid-binding material, e. g.: chemisorption, diatomaceous earth, universal binder
Transfer into suitable containers.
Clean contaminated surface thoroughly.
Pack and label wastes like the pure substance. Do not detach label from the delivery containers prior to disposal.
Disposal according to local authority regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Wear personal protective equipment
Use permissible in closed systems only. Handle and transfer product in closed systems only (gas displacement device).
Ensure that apparatus and pipelines are free from leaks. Do not ventilate into the open.
Suitable loading and unloading device required.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Take precautionary measures against static charges, keep away from sources of ignition.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.

Storage

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in the original receptacle, keeping this tightly sealed, under cool and dry conditions.

Further information
Protect from sunlight, warmth and heat.
In order to ensure due transportation, make certain that stacks are of the correct height, containers are securely fastened so as not to fall off, and labelled according to the regulations.
In the event of internal transportation, already-opened containers are to be kept closed in order to avoid spillage.

Advice on common storage
No special precautions required.

German storage class
Combustible / non-combustible liquids and solids not assigned to other storage classes.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Loading instructions/Remarks
ADNR: Not hazardous freight in inland waterway traffic (ADN).
ADR: Not classified as dangerous for conveyance in the meaning of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADR / RID).
RID: Not classified as dangerous for conveyance in the meaning of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (ADR / RID).
IATA_C: Not hazardous freight in air traffic (ICAO-TI / IATA-DGR).
IATA_P: Not hazardous freight in air traffic (ICAO-TI / IATA-DGR).
IMDG: Not classified as hazardous sea cargo (IMDG code)

Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Engineering measures
Refill and handle product only in closed system.
Leak detection recommended
Do not add wastewater to a biological wastewater treatment plant
Minimization of emissions by means of suitable technical measures such as flanges and valves with low leakage rates, recirculation of vapours.
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.

Exposure controls
The substance must be handled under strictly controlled conditions in accordance with Article 17/18 of the REACH Ordinance.

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection
use respiratory equipment with suitable filter (combined filter A-P2) or wear a self contained respiratory apparatus
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection
Glove material: Nitrile, for example:, Dermatril P 743, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany
Material thickness: 0,2 mm
Method: DIN EN 374

Accidental release measures:
Glove material: Nitrile/Chloroprene, for example:, Nitopren 717, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany
Material thickness: 0,65 mm
Method: DIN EN 374

Eye protection
close-fitting protective goggles (e.g. closed goggles)

Skin and body protection
Select materials and equipment for physical protection depending on the concentration and volume of hazardous substances and the workplace involved.

Hygiene measures
The usual precautionary measures for dealing with chemicals should be observed. No eating, drinking, smoking, or snuffing tobacco at work. Wash face and/or hands before break and end of work.
Take off clothing and shoes contaminated with product. Clean before reuse.
Preventive skin protection recommended.
Use barrier cream regularly.

Protective measures
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.
Risk assessment and risk monitoring of all work places required.
Health, Safety and Emergency Management System recommended.
Regular safety training is a must.
Written approval necessary in case of non-routine jobs, e.g. maintenance activities.
The personal protective equipment used must meet the requirements of directive 89/686/EEC and amendments (CE certification).
It should be defined in the work place in the form of a risk analysis according to directive 89/686/EEC and amendments.

Stability and reactivity

Possibility of hazardous reactions
hydrolysis

Incompatible materials
reacts slowly with water, oxidizing agents, acids

Disposal considerations

Product
Strictly controlled conditions during disposal or treatment to air, wastewater and waste.
Do not add wastewater to a biological wastewater treatment plant
Bring wastewater containing AOX for professional disposal.
Disposal according to local authority regulations.
The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.