Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

1. If inhaled
- Move to fresh air.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.
- Call a physician immediately.

2. In case of eye contact
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- In the case of difficulty of opening the lids, administer an analgesic eye wash (oxybuprocaine).
- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.

3. In case of skin contact
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash off immediately with plenty of water.
- Keep warm and in a quiet place.
- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

4. If swallowed
- Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
- Take victim immediately to hospital.
- If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious).
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Artificial respiration and/or oxygen may be necessary.

Fire-fighting measures

1. Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
- Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Unsuitable extinguishing media:
- Water may be ineffective.

2. Specific hazards arising from the chemical
- The product is not flammable.
- Not combustible.
- Reacts violently with water.
- Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals.

3. Special protective actions for fire-fighters
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Use personal protective equipment.
- Wear chemical resistant oversuit
- Cool containers / tanks with water spray.

Accidental release measures

1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel:
- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
Advice for emergency responders:
- Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
- Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.
- Ventilate the area.
- Wear suitable protective clothing.

2. Environmental precautions
- Should not be released into the environment.
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
- If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

3. Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.
- Avoid dust formation.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
- Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

1. Precautions for safe handling
- Used in closed system
- When diluting, always add the product to water. Never add water to the product.
- Use only equipment and materials which are compatible with the product.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
- Preferably transfer by pump or gravity.

2. Conditions for storage, including incompatibilities
Storage:
- Store in original container.
- Keep in a well-ventilated place.
- Keep in a dry place.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep container closed.
- Avoid dust formation.
- Keep away from incompatible products.
Packaging material
Suitable material:
- Stainless steel
- Polyethylene
- Paper + PE.
Unsuitable material:
- no data available

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Appropriate engineering controls
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

2. Individual protection measures
Respiratory protection:
- In the case of dust or aerosol formation use respirator with an approved filter.
- Recommended Filter type: P2
Hand protection:
- Impervious gloves
- Suitable material: PVC, Neoprene, Natural Rubber, butyl-rubber
- Unsuitable material: Leather
Eye protection:
- Chemical resistant goggles must be worn.
Skin and body protection:
- Chemical resistant apron
- Apron/boots of PVC, neoprene in case of dusts.
Hygiene measures:
- Eye wash bottles or eye wash stations in compliance with applicable standards.
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

3. Environmental exposure controls
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

1. Reactivity
- Potential for exothermic hazard
- May be corrosive to metals.

2. Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.

3. Possibility of hazardous reactions
- Gives off hydrogen by reaction with metals.
- Exothermic reaction with strong acids.
- Risk of violent reaction.
- Risk of explosion.
- Reacts violently with water.

4. Conditions to avoid
- Keep away from direct sunlight.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
- Exposure to moisture.
- Freezing

5. Materials to avoid
- Metals, Oxidizing agents, Water, Acids, Aluminium, other light metals and their alloys

6. Hazardous decomposition products
- Hydrogen

Disposal considerations

1. Waste disposal methods
- Dilute with plenty of water.
- Solutions with high pH-value must be neutralized before discharge.
- Neutralise with acid.
- In accordance with local and national regulations.

2. Contaminated packaging
- Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.
- Clean container with water.
- Dispose of as unused product.
- In accordance with local and national regulations.