Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

1) INHALATION:
Remove to fresh air. If breathing is irregular or stopped, administer artificial respiration.

2) SKIN CONTACT:
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. Consult a physician.

3) EYE CONTACT:
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Call a physician immediately.

4) INGESTION:
Call a physician immediately. Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting without medical advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Fire-fighting measures

1) SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:
Dry powder, Water spray, Foam

2) SPECIFIC HAZARDS DURING FIRE FIGHTING:
Heating or fire can release toxic gas.

3) SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIRE FIGHTERS:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

4) ADDITIONAL ADVICE:
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.

Accidental release measures

1) GENERAL REMARK:
Substance is handled in a partly closed system under controlled conditions. Therefore, there will be only limited exposure of workers and release to the environment. The substance is no longer present after processing. In order to avoid any contact with or release of the substanceto the environment, personal as well as technical protective measures are mandatory.

2) PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS:
Use respirator when performing operations involving potential accidental exposure to vapour of the product.

3) ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS:
Prevent product from entering drains in case of spillage.

4) METHODS FOR CLEANING UP:
Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal and wear full protective clothing incl. goggles and gloves. Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Handling and storage

1) GENERAL REMARK:
Substance is handled in a partly closed system under controlled conditions. Therefore, there will be only limited exposure of workers and release to the environment. The substance is no longer present after processing. In order to avoid any contact with or release of the substanceto the environment, personal as well as technical protective measures are mandatory.

1.1) SAFE HANDLING ADVICE:
Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms. Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

1.2) ADVICE ON PROTECTION AGAINST FIRE AND EXPLOSION:
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.


2) STORAGE:

2.1) REQUIREMENTS FOR STORAGE AREAS AND CONTAINERS:
To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight. Keep container tightly closed. Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, liquid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
4,4-Ethylidenediphenyl dicyanate
Language:
English
Class:
9
Classification code:
M6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, liquid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
4,4-Ethylidenediphenyl dicyanate
Class:
9
Classification code:
M6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, liquid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
4,4-Ethylidenediphenyl dicyanate
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
EmS Number 1 : F-A
EmS Number 2 : S-F
Labels:
9
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, liquid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
4,4-Ethylidenediphenyl dicyanate
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9MI
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Exposure controls / personal protection

GENERAL REMARK:
Substance is handled in a partly closed system under controlled conditions. Therefore, there will be only limited exposure of workers and release to the environment. The substance is no longer present after processing. In order to avoid any contact with or release of the substanceto the environment, personal as well as technical protective measures are mandatory.

1) PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

1.1) HYGIENE MEASURES:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

1.2) RESPIRATORY PROTECTION:
In the case of vapour formation use a respirator with an approved filter. Respirator with a vapour filter (EN 141).

1.3) HAND PROTECTION:
Suitable material : Nitrile rubber - Break through time : > 480 min
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).

1.4) EYE PROTECTION:
Tightly fitting safety goggles

1.5) SKIN AND BODY PROTECTION:
Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place. No special protective equipment required.

2) ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION MEASURES:
Use in tightly closed reaction vessel only. Waste or remainig substance has to be incinerated in an authorized incineration facility equipped with flue-gas scrubbing. Contaminated process waters have to be pre-treated in an industrial waste water treatment plant before discharging.

Stability and reactivity

CONDITIONS TO AVOID

1) HEAT:
Exposure to sunlight.

2) MATERIALS TO AVOID:
Strong acids and strong bases, Reducing agents, Strong oxidizing agents

3) HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS:
Nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon oxides

4) HAZARDOUS REACTIONS:
Stable under normal conditions.

Disposal considerations

GENERAL REMARK:
Substance is handled in a partly closed system under controlled conditions. Therefore, there will be only limited exposure of workers and release to the environment. The substance is no longer present after processing. In order to avoid any contact with or release of the substanceto the environment, personal as well as technical protective measures are mandatory.

1) WASTE FROM RESIDUES:
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations. Contact waste disposal services.

2) CONTAMINATED PACKAGING:
Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.