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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Eyes: Wash with plenty of water, seek medical advice.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with plenty of water, seek medical advice.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical advice. (In all cases contaminated clothing
should be removed).

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Combustion products may include carbon oxides and silicon
oxide smoke. Carbon dioxide, sand or foam are suitable
extinguishers.

Accidental release measures

Handling and storage

Handling: Use rubber gloves, safety glasses and rubber aprons.
Emergency showers should be available. For prolonged use,
use acid resistant protective clothing. Avoid inhalation of
vapours, use a gas mask with organic vapours filter. Shower
at end of work period or after handling substantial
quantities.

Storage: Store in 200 litre drums or polyethylene barrels. Keep
store room well ventilated and dry. Store away from food.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

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Transport: Transport as for liquids which may give off combustible
vapours.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Substance reacts with water to produce methanol and the
corresponding silanol.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: After use, recovery is not possible. Contaminated material
should be destroyed.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Substance will hydrolyse in water to methanol and the
corresponding silanol.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not stated in Italian c.a. summary

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not stated in Italian c.a. summary

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Discharges from the polymerisation plant will be
pre-treated before release to public systems.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain