Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

General advice:
Move out of dangerous area.
Consult a physician.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
Do not leave the victim unattended.

If inhaled:
If unconscious, place in recovery position and seek medical advice.

In case of skin contact:
Immediate medical treatment is necessary as untreated wounds from corrosion of the skin heal slowly and with difficulty.
If on skin, rinse well with water.
If on clothes, remove clothes.

In case of eye contact:
Small amounts splashed into eyes can cause irreversible tis-sue damage and blindness.
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Continue rinsing eyes during transport to hospital.
Remove contact lenses.
Protect unharmed eye.
Keep eye wide open while rinsing.
If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

If swallowed:
Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water.
Keep respiratory tract clear.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Do not give milk or alcoholic beverages.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
Harmful if swallowed.
Causes serious eye damage.
May be harmful if inhaled.
May damage fertility or the unborn child.
May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Causes severe burns.

Notes to physician:
No special measures required.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or car-bon dioxide.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
None known.

Specific extinguishing methods:
Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Special protective equipment for firefighters:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Use personal protective equipment.
Ensure adequate ventilation.

Environmental precautions:
Prevent product from entering drains.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
Dispose of wastes in an approved waste disposal facility.

Handling and storage

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Normal measures for preventive fire protection

Advice on safe handling:
Avoid formation of aerosol.
Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.

For personal protection see section 8 of the SDS.
Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the application area.
Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.
Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Conditions for safe storage:
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
Observe label precautions.
Electrical installations / working materials must comply with the technological safety standards.

Further information on storage stability:
No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Transport information

Shippingopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all
Shippingopen allclose all
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

Shippingopen allclose all
Remarksopen allclose all
Shippingopen allclose all
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) for transported isolated intermediates. Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each Manufacturing site.

Components with workplace control parameters
Sodium hydroxide (Solution) (CAS-No. 1310-73-2):

Value type (Form of exposure) CEIL
Control parameters / Permissible concentration : 2 mg/m3
Basis: IN OEL

Value type (Form of exposure) C
Control parameters / Permissible concentration : 2 mg/m3
Basis: ACGIH

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection:

If exposure cannot be ruled out, e.g. during product transfer, sampling or maintenance, a well-fitting respiratory mask con-forming to standards or well-fitting respiratory device conform-ing to standards must be worn.

Filter type:
Combined inorganic and acidic gas/vapour, ammonia/amines and organic vapour type.
Wear breathing apparatus with separate air supply (com-pressed air respirator, tube apparatus) at higher concentrations.

Hand protection
Nitrile rubber - NBR
Wearing time:
< 60 min

Nitrile rubber - NBR
Wearing time:
< 60 min

Polyvinyl chloride - PVC
Wearing time:
< 60 min

Polychloroprene - CR
Wearing time:
< 60 min

The suitability for a specific workplace should be discussed with the producers of the protective gloves. After contamination with product change the gloves immediately and dispose of them according to relevant national and local regulations

Eye protection:
Tightly fitting safety goggles

Skin and body protection:
acid-resistant protective clothing
Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.

Hygiene measures:
When using do not eat or drink.
When using do not smoke.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations