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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
Move out of dangerous area.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Inhalation:
Move to fresh air.

Skin contact:
Take off all contaminated clothing immediately.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.

Eye contact:
Protect unharmed eye.
Irrigate copiously with clean, fresh water for at least 10 minutes, holding the eyelids apart.

Ingestion:
Prevent vomiting if possible.
If a person vomits when lying on his back, place him in the recovery position.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If accidentally swallowed obtain immediate medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

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

Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons:
High volume water jet

Specific hazards during firefighting:
Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.
Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.

Special protective equipment for firefighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information:
In the event of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions:
Should not be released into the environment.
Avoid subsoil penetration.
Do not contaminate water.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Try to prevent the material from entering drains or water courses.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods for cleaning up:
Dam up.
Wipe up with absorbent material (e.g. cloth, fleece).

Additional advice:
Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.
Suppress (knock down) gases/vapours/mists with a water spray jet.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling:
Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Use personal protective equipment.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
When using do not smoke.

Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Store in original container.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight.
Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.

Advice on common storage:
No special restrictions on storage with other products.

Other data:
No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management system is available at each manufacturing site.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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3295
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3295
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Proper shipping name and description:
Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
Indene
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3295
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Proper shipping name and description:
Hydrocarbons, liquid, n.o.s.
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Indene
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Respiratory protection:
No personal respiratory protective equipment normally required.

Hand protection:
Barrier creams may help to protect the exposed areas of skin, they should however not be applied once exposure has occurred.
Wear chemicals-resistant gloves, e.g. safety gloves of chloroprene Level 2 or of butyl rubber Level 6.

Eye protection:
Safety glasses

Skin and body protection:
Lightweight protective clothing
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Hygiene measures:
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

Protective measures:
Avoid contact with skin.
When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management system is available at each manufacturing site.

Stability and reactivity

No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.

Disposal considerations

Product:
Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.
If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.
The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil.

Contaminated packaging:
Empty remaining contents.
Dispose of as unused product.