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First-aid measures

General advice
Remove victim immediately from source of expsoure.

If inhaled: move person to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.

In case of skin contact: promptly wash off with soap and plenty of water. Remove clothing if penetrated and flush the skin with water Consult a physician.

In case of eye contact: rinse thoroughly with plenty of water or eyewash solution for at least 10 minutes and consult a physician.

If swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Water (mist or spray), Extinguishing powder, Foam, Carbon dioxide: Fight large fire with foam or water spray.

Hazardous combustion products:
Thermal decomposition or combustion may liberate carbon oxides and hydrogen chloride and other toxic gases or vapours.

Special protective equipment for firefighters :
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and full protective clothing.


Accidental release measures

Personal Precautions:
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation. Remove all sources of ignition. Evacuate personnel to safe areas.

Environmental precautions
Dike for water control. Keep run-off water out of sewers and water sources. If risk of water pollution occurs notify appropriate 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. Label conatiner and dispose of as hazardous waste.

Handling and storage

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18 for transported isolated intermediates. Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at site.

Handling:
Handle in closed system. Provide exhaust ventilation system in case of open handling of small quantities. Open handling without suitable
PPE must be avoided. Eye wash facilities and emergency shower must be available when handling this product.


Storage :
Store in a cool and well-ventilated place.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
2689
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Glycerol alpha monochlorohydrin
Chemical name:
(R)-3-Chloro-1, 2-propanediol
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English
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
2689
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
2689
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Glycerol alpha monochlorohydrin
Chemical name:
(R)-3-Chloro-1, 2-propanediol
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
2689
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Glycerol alpha monochlorohydrin
Chemical name:
(R)-3-Chloro-1, 2-propanediol
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Exposure controls / personal protection

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18 for transported isolated
intermediates. Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal
protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at site .

Engineering Measures:
If enclosed handling cannot be guaranteed, ventilation and protective clothing must be used.

Respiratory Equipment:
Wear self – contained breathing apparatus and a liquid tight chemical protective suit.

Hand Protection:
Use protective gloves made of: Polyvinyl chloride (PVC).

Eye Protection:
Wear approved safety goggles.

Other Protection:
Protective overalls

Hygiene Measures:
Remove contaminated clothing and wash the skin thoroughly with soap and water after work.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability:
Stable under normal temperature conditions. Product is sensitive to moisture and light.

Reactivity:
May be corrosive to metals. Decomposes when moist. May decompose on long exposure to light.

Possibility of hazardous reactions:
Risk of explosion with perchloric acid. Strong oxidisers, alkali metals and alkaline earth metal may cause fires or explosions.

Conditions to avoid:
Avoid excessive heat for prolonged periods of time. Keep away from direct sunlight. Exposure to moisture.

Materials To Avoid:
Strong oxidising substances. Strong alkalis. Salts of metals. Perchloric acid. Non iron metals (aluminium, magnesium, zinc, etc).

Disposal considerations

General Information:
Waste is classified as hazardous waste. Disposal to licensed waste disposal site in accordance with the local Waste Disposal Authority.
The substance can be incinerated in a suitable licensed facility.