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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Eye contact : Get medical attention immediately. Call a poison center or physician. Immediately
flush eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids.
Check for and remove any contact lenses. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes.
Chemical burns must be treated promptly by a physician.

Inhalation : Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Get medical attention if symptoms occur. In case of inhalation of decomposition
products in a fire, symptoms may be delayed. The exposed person may need to be
kept under medical surveillance for 48 hours.

Skin contact : Get medical attention immediately. Call a poison center or physician. Wash with
plenty of soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash
contaminated clothing thoroughly with water before removing it, or wear gloves.
Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes. Chemical burns must be treated promptly
by a physician. In the event of any complaints or symptoms, avoid further exposure.
Wash clothing before reuse. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse.

ingestion : Wash out mouth with water. Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a
position comfortable for breathing. If material has been swallowed and the exposed
person is conscious, give small quantities of water to drink. Do not induce vomiting
unless directed to do so by medical personnel. Get medical attention if symptoms
occur

proctection of 1st aiders : No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. If it
is suspected that fumes are still present, the rescuer should wear an appropriate
mask or self-contained breathing apparatus. It may be dangerous to the person
providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. Wash contaminated clothing
thoroughly with water before removing it, or wear gloves.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Potential acute health effects
Eye contact : Causes serious eye damage.
Inhalation : May give off gas, vapor or dust that is very irritating or corrosive to the respiratory
system. Exposure to decomposition products may cause a health hazard. Serious effects may be delayed following exposure.
Ingestion : May cause burns to mouth, throat and stomach.
Skin contact : Causes severe burns. May cause an allergic skin reaction

Over-exposure signs/symptoms

Inhalation No specific data.
Ingestion : Adverse symptoms may include the following: stomach pains
Skin contact : Adverse symptoms may include the following: pain or irritation redness blistering may occur
Eye contact : Adverse symptoms may include the following: pain watering redness

4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Note to physician : In case of inhalation of decomposition products in a fire, symptoms may be delayed.
The exposed person may need to be kept under medical surveillance for 48 hours.
specific treatments : Symptomatic treatment and supportive therapy as indicated. Following severe
exposure the patient should be kept under medical review for at least 48 hours.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Use an extinguishing agent suitable for the surrounding fire.
Unsuitable extinguishing media : None known.
SECTION 5: Firefighting measures
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture : In a fire or if heated, a pressure increase will occur and the container may burst.
This material is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects. Fire water
contaminated with this material must be contained and prevented from being
discharged to any waterway, sewer or drain.
Hazardous thermal decomposition products : Decomposition products may include the following materials:
carbon dioxide
carbon monoxide
nitrogen oxides
sulfur oxides
halogenated compounds
metal oxide/oxides

5.3 Advice for firefighters
Special precautions for fire-fighters : Promptly isolate the scene by removing all persons from the vicinity of the incident if
there is a fire. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters : Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode. Clothing for fire-fighters (including helmets, protective boots and gloves) conforming to European standard EN 469 will provide a basic level of protection for chemical incidents.

Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
For non-emergency personnel : No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training.
Evacuate surrounding areas. Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel from
entering. Do not touch or walk through spilt material. Do not breathe vapour or mist.
Provide adequate ventilation. Wear appropriate respirator when ventilation is
inadequate. Put on appropriate personal protective equipment.

For emergency responders : If specialised clothing is required to deal with the spillage, take note of any
information in Section 8 on suitable and unsuitable materials. See also the information in "For non-emergency personnel".

6.2 Environmental precautions :
Avoid dispersal of spilt material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains and sewers. Inform the relevant authorities if the product has caused environmental pollution (sewers, waterways, soil or air). Water polluting material. May be harmful to the environment if released in large quantities. Collect spillage.

6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Small spill : Stop leak if without risk. Move containers from spill area. Dilute with water and mop up if water-soluble. Alternatively, or if water-inso uble, absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. Dispose of via a licence wast disposal.

large spill : Stop leak if without risk. Move containers from spill area. Approach the release
from upwind. Prevent entry into sewers, water courses, basements or confined
areas. Wash spillages into an effluent treatment plant or proceed as follows.
Contain and collect spillage with non-combustible, absorbent material e.g. sand,
earth, vermiculite or diatomaceous earth and place in container for disposal
according to local regulations. Dispose of via a licensed waste disposal contractor.
Contaminated absorbent material may pose the same hazard as the spilt product.
Avoid dispersal of spilt material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains
and sewers. Inform the relevant authorities if the product has caused environmental
pollution (sewers, waterways, soil or air). Water polluting material. May be harmful
to the environment if released in large quantities. Collect spillage.



6.4 Reference to other sections :
See Section 1 for emergency contact information.
See Section 8 for information on appropriate personal protective equipment.
See Section 13 for additional waste treatment information.

Handling and storage

The information in this section contains generic advice and guidance. The list of Identified Uses in Section 1 should be
consulted for any available use-specific information provided in the Exposure Scenario(s).
7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Protective measures : Put on appropriate personal protective equipment (see Section 8). Persons with a
history of skin sensitization problems should not be employed in any process in
which this product is used. Do not get in eyes or on skin or clothing. Do not breathe
vapour or mist. Do not ingest. Avoid release to the environment. If during normal
use the material presents a respiratory hazard, use only with adequate ventilation or
wear appropriate respirator. Keep in the original container or an approved
alternative made from a compatible material, kept tightly closed when not in use.
Empty containers retain product residue and can be hazardous. Do not reuse container.

Advice on general occupational hygiene : Eating, drinking and smoking should be prohibited in areas where this material is handled, stored and processed. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking. Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas. See also Section 8 for additional information on hygiene measures.

7.2 Conditions for safe
storage, including any
incompatibilities : Store between the following temperatures: 2 to 40°C (35.6 to 104°F). Store in
accordance with local regulations. Store in original container protected from direct
sunlight in a dry, cool and well-ventilated area, away from incompatible materials
(see Section 10) and food and drink. Store locked up. Keep container tightly closed
and sealed until ready for use. Containers that have been opened must be carefully
resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Do not store in unlabelled containers.
Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination.

7.3 Specific end use(s) Recommendations : Not available.
Industrial sector specific : solutions Not available.

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

The information in this section contains generic advice and guidance. The list of Identified Uses in Section 1 should be
consulted for any available use-specific information provided in the Exposure Scenario(s).


8.1 Control parameters
Occupational exposure limite : no exposure limit known.

Recommended monitoring procedures : If this product contains ingredients with exposure limits, personal, workplace
atmosphere or biological monitoring may be required to determine the effectiveness
of the ventilation or other control measures and/or the necessity to use respiratory
protective equipment. Reference should be made to monitoring standards, such as
the following: European Standard EN 689 (Workplace atmospheres - Guidance for
the assessment of exposure by inhalation to chemical agents for comparison with
limit values and measurement strategy) European Standard EN 14042 (Workplace
atmospheres - Guide for the application and use of procedures for the assessment
of exposure to chemical and biological agents) European Standard EN 482
(Workplace atmospheres - General requirements for the performance of procedures
for the measurement of chemical agents) Reference to national guidance
documents for methods for the determination of hazardous substances will also be
required.

Derived effect levels : No DELs known
Predicted effect concentrations : no PECs known

8.2 Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls : If user operations generate dust, fumes, gas, vapour or mist, use process
enclosures, local exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep worker exposure to airborne contaminants below any recommended or statutory limits.

Individual protection measures :
Hygyene mesure : Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling chemical products,
before eating, smoking and using the lavatory and at the end of the working period.
Appropriate techniques should be used to remove potentially contaminated clothing.
Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wash
contaminated clothing before reusing. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety
showers are close to the workstation location.
Eyeface protection : Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used when a risk
assessment indicates this is necessary to avoid exposure to liquid splashes, mists,
gases or dusts. If contact is possible, the following protection should be worn,
unless the assessment indicates a higher degree of protection: chemical splash
goggles and/or face shield. If inhalation hazards exist, a full-face respirator may be
required instead.

Skin protection : Hand protection :
Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should
be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a risk assessment indicates
this is necessary. > 8 hours (breakthrough time): Butyl rubber gloves. Ethyl Vinyl
Alcohol Laminate (EVAL)
< 1 hour (breakthrough time): Nitrile gloves. Neoprene gloves.
Use gloves approved to relevant standards e.g. EN 374 (Europe), F739 (US).
Suitability and durability of a glove is dependent on usage, e.g. frequency and
duration of contact, chemical resistance of glove material and dexterity. Always
seek advice from glove suppliers. Additional information can be found for instance
at www.gisbau.de.
Body protection : Personal protective equipment for the body should be selected based on the task
being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by a specialist
before handling this product
other skin protection : Appropriate footwear and any additional skin protection measures should be
selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and should be approved by specialist before handeling this products.
Respiratory protection : Recommended: Filter type AX-P2 (organic vapours, particles) In case of
inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. Respirator selection must be
based on known or anticipated exposure levels, the hazards of the product and the
safe working limits of the selected respirator.
Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used when a risk
assessment indicates this is necessary to avoid exposure to liquid splashes, mists,
gases or dusts. If contact is possible, the following protection should be worn,
unless the assessment indicates a higher degree of protection: chemical splash
goggles and/or face shield. If inhalation hazards exist, a full-face respirator may be
required instead.

environemental exposure controls : Emissions from ventilation or work process equipment should be checked to
ensure they comply with the requirements of environmental protection legislation.
In some cases, fume scrubbers, filters or engineering modifications to the process
equipment will be necessary to reduce emissions to acceptable levels.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity : No specific test data related to reactivity available for this product or its ingredients.
chemicval stability : : The product is stable.
poss of hazardous reaction : Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous reactions will not occur.
condition to avoid : No specific data.
incompatibles materials : Reactive or incompatible with the following materials: oxidizing materials, acids and
alkalis.
Hazardous decomposition products : Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products
should not be produced.

Disposal considerations