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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
In the case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
First aider needs to protect himself.

If inhaled
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Call a physician immediately.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
No artificial respiration, mouth-to-mouth or mouth to nose. Use suitable instruments/apparatus.

In case of skin contact
Wash off immediately with plenty of water.
Call a physician immediately.

In case of eye contact
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

If swallowed
In the case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
Prevent vomiting if possible.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Ingest activated charcoal.

Notes to physician
Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Foam
Water spray
Dry powder

Special exposure hazards arising from the substance or preparation itself, its combustion products, or released gases
Gaseous hydrogen chloride (HCl).

Special protective equipment for firefighting
Personal protection through wearing a tightly closed chemical protection suit and a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Additional information on firefighting
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions
Use personal protective equipment.
For personal protection see section Exposure controls / personal protection.

Environmental precautions
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Avoid subsoil penetration.

Methods for cleaning up
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).
Pick up and transfer to properly labelled containers..
Dispose of as special waste in compliance with local and national regulations.
Clean contaminated floors and objects thoroughly while observing environmental regulations.

Handling and storage

Only skilled and frequently trained personnel handle the product.
Advice on safe handling: Keep containers tightly closed
Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Take precautions against accumulation of electrostatic charge
Requirements for storage rooms and vessels: Keep only in the original container
Advice on storage compatibility: Do not store or transport together with foodstuffs
Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed in a well-ventilated place

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2295
Proper shipping name and description:
METHYL CHLOROACETATE
Chemical name:
METHYL CHLOROACETATE
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Classification code:
TF1
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
6.1 + 3
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2295
Proper shipping name and description:
METHYL CHLOROACETATE
Chemical name:
METHYL CHLOROACETATE
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
I
EmS code:
F-E;S-D
Labels:
6.1 + 3
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2295
Proper shipping name and description:
Methyl chloroacetate
Chemical name:
Methyl chloroacetate
Class:
6.1
Labels:
6.1 - Toxic Substance; 3 - Flammable Liquid
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Respiratory protection
In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection.
Respirator with a gas filter ( Recommended Filter type: A)

Hand protection
Impervious butyl rubber gloves
Material thickness: 0,7 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
Reference substance: Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of special workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact).

Eye protection
Tightly fitting safety goggles

Skin and body protection
Wear suitable protective equipment.

General protective and hygiene measures
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. When using, do not eat, drink or smoke. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
Do not breathe vapours or spray mist.

Engineering measures
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.


We declare that the substance is manufactured and used under strictly controlled conditions during its whole lifecycle. Furthermore, we have received confirmation from the user that the synthesis of other substance from this intermediate takes place under strictly controlled conditions during its whole lifecycle as described under Article 18(4) and Section 2.1 of the Guidance for Intermediates.

Effectiveness:
Prevention of exposure since the substance is rigorously contained by technical means during its whole lifecycle and procedural and control technologies are used to minimise emission and any resulting exposure as described under Article 18(4).

Occupational Exposure Limit
Type of limit MAK (DE) 1 ml/m3

Short Term Exposure Limit
2 ml/m3
Time Schedule 5 minute(s)
Frequency 8

Stability and reactivity

Hazardous decomposition products
Gaseous hydrogen chloride (HCl), chloroacetic acid.

Hazardous reactions
No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.

Materials to avoid
Incompatible with strong acids and bases.
Oxidizing agents
Copper
Aluminium
Mild steel

Disposal considerations

Disposal considerations
Dispose of in accordance with the European Directives on waste and hazardous waste. Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.
Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.

Uncleaned empty packaging
Dispose of as unused product.