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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

In case of inhalation
- Move to fresh air in case of accidental inhalation of vapours or decomposition products.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- Immediate medical attention is required.
In case of skin contact
- Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
- Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
- In case of eye contact, remove contact lens and rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- Consult a physician.
In case of ingestion
- Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water.
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Consult a physician.
In case of ingestion
- Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water.
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
- Water
- powder
- Foam
- Dry chemical
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Unsuitable extinguishing media
- None
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
- The product is not flammable.
- Not explosive
- In case of fire hazardous decomposition products may be produced such as: Gaseous hydrogen fluoride (HF), Fluorophosgene
- Iodine compounds
- hydrogen iodide
Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters
- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
- When intervention in close proximity wear acid resistant over suit.
Further information
- Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
- Approach from upwind.
- Protect intervention team with a water spray as they approach the fire.
- Keep containers and surroundings cool with water spray.
- Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel
- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Advice for emergency responders
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Sweep up to prevent slipping hazard.
- Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.
Environmental precautions
- Should not be released into the environment.
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Soak up with inert absorbent material.
- Suitable material for picking up.
- Dry sand
- Earth
- Shovel into suitable container for disposal.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Use personal protective equipment.
- Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
- Clean and dry piping circuits and equipment before any operations.
- Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.
Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Technical measures/Storage conditions
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Keep away from combustible material.
- Keep away from incompatible products
- Protect against light.
- Avoid moisture.
- Keep in a dry place.
- Provide tight electrical equipment well protected against corrosion.
Packaging material
Suitable material
- stainless steel 304L / 316L

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-Octafluoro-1,4-diiodobutane)
Class:
9
Classification code:
M6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
Special Provisions:
Hazard Identification Number: 90
Tunnel restriction code (-)

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
(1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-Octafluoro-1,4-diiodobutane)
Class:
9
Classification code:
M6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
(1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-Octafluoro-1,4-diiodobutane)
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A , S-F
Labels:
9
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (1,1,2,2,3,3,4,4-Octafluoro-1,4-diiodobutane)
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
Remarks
Special precautions for user
Packing instruction (cargo aircraft) 964
Max net qty/pkg 450.00 L
Packing instruction (passenger aircraft) 964
Max net qty/pkg 450.00 L
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
Control measures
Engineering measures
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.
Individual protection measures
Respiratory protection
- In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
- In case of vapour or mist, face mask with combined ABEK-P2 cartridge.
- In case of decomposition (see section 10), use an air breathing apparatus with face mask.
- Use only respiratory protection that conforms to international/ national standards.
Hand protection
- Wear protective gloves.
Suitable material
- Nitrile rubber
- Neoprene gloves
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).
Eye protection
- Tightly fitting safety goggles
Skin and body protection
- Wear work overall and safety shoes.
Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Environmental exposure controls
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
- Contact with water liberates hazardous gas.
Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
- No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Conditions to avoid
- Exposure to light.
- Exposure to moisture
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
- Keep away from flames and sparks.
Incompatible materials
- Water
- Alkaline earth metals
- Alkali metals
Hazardous decomposition products
- Thermal decomposition can lead to release of hazardous gases and vapors
- iodine
- The release of other hazardous decomposition products is possible.
- hydrogen iodide
- Gaseous hydrogen fluoride (HF).
- Fluorophosgene

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product Disposal
- Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.
- The incinerator must be equipped with a system for the neutralisation or recovery of HF.
- In accordance with local and national regulations.
Advice on cleaning and disposal of packaging
- Empty containers can be landfilled, when in accordance with the local regulations.