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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. Consult a physician. Show this material safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Symptoms of poisoning may only appear several hours later. Do not leave the victim unattended.
Inhalation:
Call a physician or poison control center immediately. Move to fresh air. If unconscious place in recovery position and seek medical advice.
Skin contact:
Take victim immediately to hospital. If on skin, rinse well with water. If on clothes, remove clothes.
Eye contact:
Small amounts splashed into eyes can cause irreversible tissue 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.
Ingestion:
Keep respiratory tract clear. Do NOT induce vomiting. Do not give milk or alcoholic beverages. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Take victim immediately to hospital.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Carbon dioxide (CO2).
Unsuitable extinguishing media:
High volume water jet.
Specific hazards during fire fighting:
Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
Wear self contained breathing apparatus for fire fighting if necessary.
Further information:
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. For safety reasons in case of fire, cans should be stored separately in closed containments. Use a water spray to cool fully closed containers.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
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 for cleaning up:
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). Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling
Advice on safe handling:
Avoid formation of aerosol. Do not breathe dust/dust. Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. For personal protection see section 8. Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the application area. Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms. To avoid spills during handling keep bottle on a metal tray. Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations. Persons susceptible to skin sensitization problems or asthma, allergies, chronic or recurrent respiratory disease should not be employed in any process in which this mixture is being used.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Do not spray on an open flame or any other incandescent material. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
Storage
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Prevent unauthorized access. No smoking. 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.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN2966
Proper shipping name and description:
THIOGLYCOL
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN2966
Proper shipping name and description:
THIOGLYCOL
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
Marine pollutant
Remarks
MP (THIOGLYCOL), (68.3 °C)

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN2966
Proper shipping name and description:
THIOGLYCOL
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
The shipping descriptions shown here are for bulk shipments only, and may not apply to shipments in non-bulk packages (see regulatory definition). Consult the appropriate domestic or international mode- specific and quantity- specific Dangerous Goods Regulations for additional shipping description requirements (e.g., technical name or names, etc.) Therefore, the information shown here, may not always agree with the bill of lading shipping description for the material. Flashpoints for the material may vary slightly between the MSDS and the billof lading.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection:
In the case of vapor formation use a respirator with an approved filter.
Hand protection:
The suitability for a specific workplace should be discussed with the producers of the protective gloves.
Eye protection:
Eye wash bottle with pure water. Tightly fitting safety goggles. Wear face-shield and protective suit for abnormal processing problems.
Skin and body protection:
impervious clothing. Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.
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.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid:
No data available.
Heat, flames and sparks.
Materials to avoid:
May react with oxygen and strong oxidizing agents, such as chlorates, nitrates, peroxides, etc.
Thermal decomposition:
No data available
Other data:
This material is considered stable under normal ambient and anticipated storage and handling conditions of temperature and pressure.
No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Disposal considerations

Use material for its intended purpose or recycle if possible. This material, if it must be discarded, may meet the criteria of a hazardous waste as defined by US EPA under RCRA (40 CFR 261) or other State and local regulations. Measurement of certain physical properties and analysis for regulated components may be necessary to make a correct determination. If this material is classified as a hazardous waste, federal law requires disposal at a licensed hazardous waste disposal facility.
Product:
The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemical or used container. Send to a licensed waste management company.
Contaminated packaging:
Empty remaining contents. Dispose of as unused product. Do not re-use empty containers. Do not burn, or use a cutting torch on, the empty drum.