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First-aid measures

- General advice: Keep person warm and at rest. When symptoms persist or in all cases of doubt seek medical advice. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
- Eye contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water. After initial flushing, remove any contact lenses and continue flushing for at least 15 minutes. Consult a physician.
- Skin contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water while removing all contaminated clothes and shoes. Consult a physician.
- Ingestion: Rinse mouth. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur.
- Inhalation: Move to fresh air. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms occur.
- Protection of first-aiders: Use personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
- Main symptoms: If in eyes: Burning feeling, Redness, Pain. If on skin: Itching, Redness.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:
- Notes to physician: Treat symptomatically. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Keep victim under observation. Symptoms may be delayed.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
- Suitable extinguishing media: Water spray, foam, dry powder, carbon dioxide (CO2).
- Unsuitable extinguishing media: Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
- Special hazard: None in particular.

Advice for firefighters:
- Fire fighting measures: Evacuate non-essential personnel. Move containers from fire area if you can do it without risk. Keep containers and surroundings cool with water spray. Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the groundwater system.
- Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
- Evacuate personnel to safe areas: Do not touch or walk through spilled material. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapours or mists. Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation.

Environmental precautions:
- Should not be released into the environment. Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
- Large amounts: Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Dike to collect large spills. Use a non-combustible material like vermiculite, sand or earth to soak up the product and place into a container for later disposal. Following product recovery, flush area with water.
- Small amounts: Wipe up with absorbent material (e.g. cloth, fleece). After cleaning, flush away traces with water. Never return spills in original containers for re-use.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapours or mists. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wear personal protective equipment. Wash hands thoroughly after handling. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. See annex for more detailed information.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
- Store in accordance with local regulations. Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place. Incompatible with oxidising agents.

Specific end use(s):
- Exposure scenario: See eSDS annex.
- Other information Not available

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3265
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s.
Class or division:
Class 8: Corrosive substances
Packing group:
Packing group III: Substances presenting low danger
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
3265
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s
Class or division:
Class 8: Corrosive substances
Packing group:
Packing group III: Substances presenting low danger
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3265
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s.
Class or division:
Class 8: Corrosive substances
Packing group:
Packing group III: Substances presenting low danger
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3265
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s
Class or division:
Class 8: Corrosive substances
Packing group:
Packing group III: Substances presenting low danger
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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL and the IBC Code: MP19, IBC 03

Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters:
- Exposure limits: contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
- Biological limit values: not established.
- Recommended monitoring procedures: no information available.
- Derived No Effect Level (DNEL): not determined.
- Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC): Chemical name - S-lactic acid
Freshwater Marine : 1.3 mg/L
Sewage treatment plant: 10 mg/L

Exposure controls:
Appropriate engineering controls:
- Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Keep at temperatures below 200 °C/392 °F. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment:
- Eye protection: Face-shield (EN166).
- Hand Protection: Protective gloves (EN374): Butyl rubber. Glove thickness: 0.5 mm. Breakthrough time: > 8 hours. Unsuitable materials: Natural rubber, nitrile rubber, fluorinated rubber, PVC.
- Skin and body protection: Long sleeved clothing. Chemical resistant apron. Boots.
- Respiratory protection: Aerosol or mist formation: In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory equipment (APF).
- Recommended Filter Type: A, Brown.

Hygiene measures:
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Workers must be trained in the proper use and handling of this product as required under applicable regulations. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Environmental exposure controls:
- The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil.

Stability and reactivity

- Reactivity: None known.
- Chemical stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.
- Possibility of hazardous reactions: No information available.
- Conditions to avoid: Temperatures above 200 °C / 392 °F.
- Incompatible materials: Oxidizing agents.
- Hazardous decomposition products: None under normal use.

Disposal considerations

- Waste from residues / unused products: Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
- Contaminated packaging: Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.

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