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First-aid measures

Inhalation: If experiencing any discomfort, remove from exposure. Get medical attention immediately if symptoms develop

Ingestion: Rinse mouth. If the exposed person is conscious, give several glasses of water or milk if available, but do not induce vomiting.
If vomiting occurs, give several glasses of fluid again. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical attention immediately.

Eye contact: Immediately flush with plenty of water or eyewash solution, occasionally opening eyelids, until no evidence of chemical remains.
Remove contact lenses after a few minutes and flush again. See physician if any discomfort develops.

Skin contact: Immediately flush skin with plenty of water while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. See physician if needed.

Note to physician: Treatment is symptomatic and supportive

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing Media and Procedure: Dry chemical or carbon dioxide for small fires, water spray or foam for large fires.
Use water spray to keep fire-exposed containers cool. Approach fire from upwind to avoid hazardous vapours and toxic decomposition products. Fight fire from protected location or maximum possible distance.
Avoid heavy hose streams. Dike area to prevent water runoff. Firemen should wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.

Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts in a Fire: The essential breakdown products are carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrobromic acid and various brominated organic compounds.

Accidental release measures

Personal Protection : Observe all protection and safety precautions when cleaning up spills. Depending on the magnitude of the spill, this may mean wearing eye protection or face mask, gloves and chemical resistant clothing when cleaning up spills.

Steps to Be Taken in Case of Spill : Stop the source of the spill immediately if safe to do so. Contain the spill to prevent any further contamination of surface, soil or water. Reduce and avoid formation of airborne dust as much as possible, if appropriate by moistening. Remove sources of ignition.

Spills on the floor or other impervious surface should be swept up immediately and placed in suitable containers. Rinse area with strong industrial detergent. Absorb wash liquid with suitable inert absorbent such as Fuller’s earth, universal absorbent, bentonite or other absorbent clay and place contaminated absorbent in the same containers.

Spills in water should be contained as much as possible by isolation of the contaminated water. The contaminated water must be collected and removed for treatment or disposal.

Spills that soak into the ground should be dug up and placed in suitable containers.

The used containers should be marked. Any collected spill material, contaminated waste or absorbent must be disposed of in accordance with the instructions provided under Disposal.

Washings must be prevented from entering surface water drains. Uncontrolled discharge into water courses must be alerted to the appropriate regulatory body.

The product may be disposed of through controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing.

Handling and storage

Precautions to Be Taken in Handling: It is recommended to use the substance in a closed system with remote system control. When this is not possible, adequate ventilation or local exhaust ventilation is required to remove airborne dust.

Precautions to Be Taken in Storing: Store in a dry place in closed containers. Do not contaminate air, water or foodstuffs by storage or disposal.

Fire and Explosion Precautions: Like most organic powders, the substance can form explosive mixtures with air. Avoid dust formation and take precautionary measures against static discharge. Use explosion protected equipment. Keep away from sources of ignition.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not classified as hazardous material for transport.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure Limit Values: No exposure limit has been established for this compound.

Personal Protection: When used in a closed system, personal protection equipment will not normally be required. The following is meant for other situations, when the use of a closed system is not possible, or in case of maintenance, repair, sampling, removal of foreign bodies, etc., or in case of spill.

Respiratory Protection: Provide local exhaust ventilation system. Other respiratory protection will not normally be required because of low vapour pressure, but the inhalation of dust must be avoided, if required by using a face mask or officially approved respiratory protection equipment with a universal filter type including particle filter.

Protective Gloves: Wear chemical resistant gloves, such as barrier laminate, butyl rubber, nitrile rubber or viton. The breakthrough times of these materials for Haloester are unknown, but it is expected that they will give adequate protection based on the low dermal toxicity of the substance.

Eye Protection: Wear safety glasses. It is recommended to provide an emergency eye wash fountain in the immediate working area.

Other Protection: Wear appropriate chemical resistant clothing.

Work/Hygienic Practices: Always wash hands, face and arms with water and soap before smoking, eating or drinking.

Stability and reactivity

Thermal Decomposition: Decomposes from approx. 220°C
Hazardous Decomposition or Byproducts: The essential breakdown products are carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, hydrobromic acid and various brominated organic compounds.

Disposal considerations

Waste Disposal Method: Left-over material collected from maintenance, cleaning, filtering of ventilation exhaust systems and other procedures can be removed by controlled discharge to a waste water treatment plant. Other possible methods of disposal are controlled incineration with flue gas scrubbing or removal to a licensed chemical destruction plant.

Disposal must always be in accordance with all applicable local regulations.