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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
- Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
- First aider needs to protect himself.
- Place affected clothing in a sealed bag for subsequent decontamination.

In case of inhalation:
- Move to fresh air.
- Keep at rest.
- Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact:
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash off with plenty of water.

In case of eye contact:
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- Get immediate medical advice/ attention.

In case of ingestion:
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Rinse mouth with water.
- Get immediate medical advice/ attention.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media
- Suitable extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide (CO2), Multi-purpose powders, Foam
- Unsuitable extinguishing media: High volume water jet

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
- Combustible liquid.
- The pressure in sealed containers can increase under the influence of heat.
- On combustion, toxic gases are released.

5.3 Advice for firefighters
- Special protective equipment for firefighters: Self-contained breathing apparatus (EN 133), Personal protective equipment comprising: suitable protective gloves, safety goggles and protective clothing
- Specific fire fighting methods: Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.
- Further information: Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.

Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
- Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes.
- Do not breathe vapour.
- Do not allow uncontrolled discharge of product into the environment.
- Personal protective equipment
- Wear suitable protective clothing.
- Respiratory protection
- Tightly fitting safety goggles
- Face-shield
- Wear suitable gloves.
- Only qualified personnel equipped with suitable protective equipment may intervene.
- Remove all sources of ignition.
- Remove all incompatible materials as quickly as possible
- Stop the leak. Turn leaking containers leak-side up to prevent the escape of liquid.

6.2 Environmental precautions
- Contain the spilled material by bunding.
- Do not let product enter drains.
- Take all necessary measures to avoid accidental discharge of products into drains and waterways due to the rupture
of containers or transfer systems.

6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Recovery:
- Contain spillage, soak up with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth,
vermiculite) and transfer to a container for disposal according to local / national regulations (see section 13).
- Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
Decontamination/cleaning:
- Wash non-recoverable remainder with large amounts of water.
- Recover the cleaning water for subsequent disposal.
Disposal:
- Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
- Provide adequate ventilation.
- Earth the equipment.
- Do not blanket with inert gas
- Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Hygiene measures:
- Emergency equipment immediately accessible, with instructions for use.
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- Use clean, well-maintained personal protection equipment.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Technical measures/Storage conditions
- Take all necessary measures to avoid accidental discharge of products into drains and waterways due to the
rupture of containers or transfer systems.
- Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
- Keep container tightly closed.
- Keep away from direct sunlight.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Keep away from incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer
- Keep away from: Do not mix with incompatible materials

Packaging material - Suitable material:
- Coated steels.
- Plastic materials.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Acrylic Acid)
Chemical name:
Acrylic acid
Language:
English
Labels:
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Acrylic Acid)
Chemical name:
Acrylic acid
Language:
English
Labels:
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Acrylic Acid)
Chemical name:
Acrylic acid
Labels:
9
Marine pollutant
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (Acrylic Acid)
Chemical name:
Acrylic acid
Labels:
9
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control measures
- Engineering measures: Avoid splashes. Provide adequate ventilation. Extract at emission point.

Individual protection measures
- Respiratory protection: Use a respirator with an approved filter if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.
- Hand protection: Where there is a risk of contact with hands, use appropriate gloves. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it. Please observe the instructions regarding permeability and breakthrough time which are provided by the supplier of the gloves. Also take into consideration the specific local conditions under which the product is used, such as the danger of cuts, abrasion, and the contact time. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Gloves should be discarded and replaced if there is any indication of degradation or chemical breakthrough.
- Eye protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles. In case of contact through splashing: Wear face-shield and protective suit.
- Skin and body protection: Protective suit

Hygiene measures
- Emergency equipment immediately accessible, with instructions for use.
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- Use clean, well-maintained personal protection equipment.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Protective measures
The protective equipment must be selected in accordance with current CEN standards and in cooperation with the supplier of the protective equipment.
Selection of appropriate personal protective equipment should be based on an evaluation of the performance characteristics of the protective equipment relative to the task(s) to be performed, conditions present, duration of
use, and the potential hazards and/or risks that may occur during use.

Environmental exposure controls
- Contain the spilled material by bunding.
- Do not let product enter drains.
- Take all necessary measures to avoid accidental discharge of products into drains and waterways due to the
rupture of containers or transfer systems.

Stability and reactivity

Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Disposal considerations

- Do not let product enter drains.
- Dispose of as hazardous waste in compliance with local and national regulations.
- Completely empty the packaging prior to decontamination.
- Carefully drain and then steam clean.
- Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
- In accordance with RID/ADR regulations containers or tankers, which have not been cleaned or deodorized and
which previously contained a hazardous product, must either be labelled or have hazard signs.