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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation:
Remove to fresh air. Consult a physician after significant exposure.

Skin contact:
Wash off with soap and water. Take off all contaminated clothing immediately. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use. Obtain medical attention.

Eye contact:
Immediately flush eye(s) with plenty of water. Obtain medical attention.

Ingestion:
If conscious, drink plenty of water. Do NOT induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.

Notes to physician
Symptoms:
Product may hydrolyze upon contact with body fluids in the gastrointestinal tract to produce additional methanol; therefore, consider the signs/symptoms of methanol poisoning and also observe the known latency period of several days.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Alcohol-resistant foam
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Dry chemical

Specific hazards during fire fighting:
This material is reactive with water, but the reaction will not significantly increase the fire severity.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

Further information:
Do not direct a solid stream of water or foam into hot, burning pools: this may cause frothing and increase fire intensity. Cool closed containers exposed to fire with water spray.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid contact with liquid and vapors. Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions:
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods for cleaning up:
Soak up with inert absorbent material. Shovel into suitable container for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling

Advice on safe handling:
Do not swallow. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid breathing vapor, aerosol and mist. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

Other precautions:
If mixed with water, methanol will be formed; Methanol vapors are toxic and flammable so special ventilation may be needed.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Preparation may charge electrostatically: always use earthing leads when transferring from one container to another. Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. When using do not smoke. Do not empty into drains.

Storage

Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Keep container closed. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. Frost sensitive from -5°C.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
This product is not regarded as dangerous goods according to the national and international regulations on the transport of dangerous goods.

Exposure controls / personal protection

refer to CSR

Stability and reactivity

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Disposal considerations

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