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Administrative data

First-aid measures

General
Immediate medical attention is required. Move out of dangerous area.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. Keep patient warm and at rest.
Rinse nose and mouth with water.

Skin
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash off with soap and water. In the event of persistent skin irritation, consult a physician.

Eye
Rinse with plenty of water. Get medical attention immediately. Continue to rinse during transport.
Remove contact lenses. Protect unharmed eye. Keep eye wide open while rinsing

Ingestion
Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media: (preferably) water or foam.
The product is not flammable (Except packaging). Product decomposes giving off toxic fumes.

Hazardous decomposition/combustion products
Formation of CS2, COS, CO, NOx and SO2.

Protective equipment
Use self-contained respiratory equipment.

Fire and explosion hazard
Do not breathe fumes.

Accidental release measures

Environmental precautions
Collect as much as possible in a clean container for (preferable) reuse or disposal. Avoid discharge into the environment.

Methods for cleaning up
To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use water.

Handling and storage

Handling
When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Avoid dust generation. Use only in well-ventilated areas.

Fire and explosion prevention
No specific recommendations

Storage requirements
Keep container tightly closed and in a well-ventilated place (cool, dry and dark). Keep away from acids or oxidants.

Other information
Thiocyanate solutions as well as crystals are corrosive to mild steel and lower grade stainless steel. Glass, titanium, rubber, PVC,

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
none
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
not classified as dangerous in any mode of transport
Classification code:
not relevant
Packaging group:
none
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
none
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
not classified as dangerous in any mode of transport
Classification code:
not relevant
Packaging group:
none
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
none
Proper shipping name and description:
not relevant
Chemical name:
sodium thiocyanate
Class:
not classified as dangerous in any mode of transport
Packaging group:
not relevant
EmS code:
not relevant
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
none
Proper shipping name and description:
not relevant
Chemical name:
sodium thiocyanate
Class:
not classified as dangerous in any mode of transport
Packaging group:
not relevant
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering controls
Ensure good ventilation and local exhaustion of the working area. Dust exposure limits have to be respected.

Personal protection:
Respiratory protection :
Half mask with a particle filter P2 (EN 143)

Hand
For permanent (>480 minutes), full contact use, 100% nitrile gloves conforming to EN 374, e.g. KCL Dermatril 740 are recommended. If used under conditions other than given above it is recommended that a supplier of CE approved gloves is contacted. These recommendations are only applicable to the chemical as supplied by Akzo Nobel; if mixed with or dissolved in other substances please contact a supplier of CE approved gloves (e.g. KCL International +49 66 59870, fax +49 6659 87155).

Eye
Tightly fitting safety goggles

Skin and body
Protective suit. The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be observed.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid
Reaction with strong oxidizing agents, Reaction with strong acids.

Stability
Stable under recommended storage and handling conditions

Incompatibles
Reaction with various metals.

Decomposition
CS2, COS, CO, NOx and SO2.

Disposal considerations

Product
Please refer to your specific industry in the European Waste Catalogue.

Contaminated packaging
Containers which cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in the same manner as the product.