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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
General advice:
Immediate medical attention is required
Move out of dangerous area
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance
Symptoms of poisoning may appear several hours later

If inhaled:
If breathed in, move person into fresh air
Call a physician or poison control centre immediately
Remove to fresh air
Keep patient warm and at rest
If unconscious place in recovery position and seek medical advice
Keep respiratory tract clear

In case of skin contact:
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately
Rinse immediately with plenty of water
Immediate medical treatment is necessary as untreated wounds from corrosion of the skin heal slowly and with difficulty

In case of eye contact:
Rinse with plenty of water
Get medical attention immediately. Continue to rinse during transport
Remove contact lenses
Protect unharmed eye
Keep eye wide open while rinsing
Small amounts splashed into eyes can cause irreversible tissue damage and blindness

If swallowed:
Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person
Take victim immediately to hospital
Do not induce vomiting! May cause chemical burns in mouth and throat

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms:
The symptoms and effects are as expected from the hazards as shown in Hazards Identification on the SDS. No specific product related symptoms are known.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment:
Treat symptomatically

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
In case of fire: Use vermiculite, dry chemical powder or dry sand for extinction

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
Foam
Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Specific hazards during firefighting / Specific hazards arising from the chemical:
CAUTION: reignition may occur
Waterspray may only be used by experienced fire fighters
Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses

Combustion products:
Fire will produce smoke containing hazardous combustion products (see Stability and Reactivity)

Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit

Further information:
Use water spray to cool unopened containers
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
After fire has been extinguished or has been allowed to burn out completely, wait CONSIDERABLE TIME (until smoke is no longer observed)

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Personal precautions:
Use personal protective equipment.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Ignition will occur.
Allow controlled hydrolysis.
Stop leak if safe to do so.
Beware of vapours accumulating to form explosive concentrations. Vapours can accumulate in low areas.

Environmental precautions
Environmental precautions:
Prevent product from entering drains.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up / Methods for containment:
Contain spillage, and then collect with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite) and place in container for disposal according to local / national regulations (see section 13).
Ensure that the product is completely non-reactive before cleaning up.

Reference to other sections
Additional advice:
For personal protection see Exposure Controls / Personal Protection

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling:
For personal protection see Exposure Controls / Personal Protection
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.
Handle and open container with care.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Avoid formation of aerosol.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
No sparking tools should be used.
Do not cut or weld on or near this container even when empty.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Prevent unauthorized access.
No smoking.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Electrical installations / working materials must comply with the technological safety standards.
Keep under nitrogen.

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

Specific end use(s)
Specific use(s):
Consult the technical guidelines for the use of this substance/mixture.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3392
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4.2
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 3392
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Labels:
4.2
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3392
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Organometallic Substance, Liquid, Pyrophoric (Triethylborane)
Chemical name:
Triethylborane
Labels:
4.2
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
Not permitted for transport
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Not permitted for transport
Chemical name:
Not permitted for transport
Labels:
Not permitted for transport
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

Exposure controls
Engineering Controls
Effective exhaust ventilation system
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection:
In the case of vapour or aerosol formation use a respirator with an approved filter.
Filter A

Hand protection:
Heavy PVC or leather (cowhide); both with long gauntlets.

Eye protection:
Safety glasses and face-shield

Skin and body protection:
Aluminised suit and protective boots.
For further advice contact manufacturer.

Hygiene measures:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
When using do not eat or drink.
When using do not smoke.
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Environmental exposure controls

General advice:
Prevent product from entering drains.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
Stable under normal conditions.

Chemical stability
To avoid thermal decompostion, do not overheat

Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.

Conditions to avoid
Conditions to avoid:
Heat, flames and sparks.

Incompatible materials
Materials to avoid:
Avoid contact with moisture and water, alcohols, acids, organic halides and oxygen containing compounds.

Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products:
Boron oxides
Hydrocarbons
Carbon oxides

Thermal decomposition:
To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product:
Do not dispose of waste into sewer.
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemical or used container.
Hazardous waste
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local regulation.

Contaminated packaging:
Empty remaining contents.
Dispose of as unused product.
Do not burn, or use a cutting torch on, the empty drum.