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First-aid measures

Following inhalation: If breathed in, move person into fresh air. Give water to drink. If not breathing, give artificial respiration.

Following skin contact: Wash off with plenty of water at least for 20 minutes. Contaminated clothing and footwear should be laundered before reuse.

Following eye contact: Flush eyes with water as a precaution at least for 20 minutes.

Following ingestion: Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouse with water. If ingestion of a large amount does occur, call the ambulance or provide medical attention immediately.

Self-protection of the firs aider: Attention! Making the "mouth to mouth" artificial respiration may be dangerous. Make a contactless artificial respiration.

Inhalation may result in spasm, inflammation and edema from larynx to bronchi, chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. Symptoms may include burning sensation, coughing, wheezing, laryngitis, headache, nausea and vomiting. The substance is extremely destructive to tissues, mucous membranes, upper respiratory tract, eyes and skin. Inhalation of dust may cause stridor, dyspnea, injury to the upper airway and pulmonary edema.

Ingestion can cause burns on the lips, tongue, oral mucosa and burn the upper respiratory tract as well as digestive organs. Hypotension and tachycardia is uncommon, but severe internal organ hemorrhage or necrosis may occur.

Exposure to the eyes result in cell membrane lesions, chemical conjunctivitis and damage to the eye lens epithelium and endothelium.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:

Suitable extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Dry chemical.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: Water spray.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: Thermal decomposition can lead to release of acrid smoke or irritating gases and vapours. Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions: carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2), chlorine (Cl2), hydrogen chloride gas (HCl), phosgene (COCl2).

Advice for fire fighters: Fire fighter’s clothing conforming to European standard EN469 provides a basic level of protection for chemical incidents and includes helmets, protective boots and gloves. Clothing not conforming to EN469 may not be suitable in any chemical incident.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Use personal protective equipment: wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and heavy rubber gloves. Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust. Ensure adequate ventilation.

For non-emergency personnel

Protective equipment: Use personal protective equipment.

Emergency procedures: Avoid dust formation. Avoid breathing dust. Ensure adequate ventilation.

For emergency responders: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.

Environmental precautions – do not let product enter drains and environment.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

For containment: Remove all ignition sources. Clean up all spills immediately. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Control personal contact by using protective equipment. In case of major spills alert Emergency Responders and tell them location and nature of hazard. Prevent, by any means available, spillage from entering drains or watercourses.

For cleaning up: Use dry clean up procedures and avoid generating dust. Place in a suitable, labelled container for waste disposal. Recover product wherever possible. Wash area down with large amounts of water. If contamination of drains or waterways occurs, advise emergency services.

Handling and storage

Protective measures: Avoid contact with the substance, especially inhalation of dust. Use of personal protective equipment and work clothing.

Measures to prevent fire: Avoid contact with heat. Keep away from sources of ignition.

Measures to prevent aerosol and dust generation: Use in a well-ventilated area. Prevent concentration in hollows and sumps.

Advice on general occupational hygiene: Observe personal hygiene measures while working with substance. Do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of working day. Take off personal protective equipment before entering dining area. Launder contaminated clothing before re-use.

Technical measures and storage conditions: Store in containers with a tight-fitting and sealable cover. Protect from moisture and light. Keep container tightly closed when not in use. Check that all containers are clearly labelled. Protect containers against physical damage and check regularly for leaks.

Packing materials: Tied polyethylene bag, which is placed into polyethylene vat or other polymer container with a tight-fitting and sealable cover.

Requirements for storage rooms and vessels: For quality assurance, do not store above 25 °C. Protect from light and moisture.  

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, N.O.S., (Tricyclo[,7]decane-1-carbonyl chloride)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls: Avoid high temperatures, use in areas with adequate ventilation. Storage containers keep tightly closed. Prevent dust formation and accumulation in the workplace. Protect from moisture.

Appropriate engineering controls – Choose the working organization, technology and equipment in order to prevent or minimize any exposure.

Organisational measures to prevent exposure: only trained and instructed staff may work with the substance.

Technical measures to prevent exposure: Local exhaust ventilation is required where solids are handled as powders or crystals; even when particulates are relatively large, a certain proportion will be powdered by mutual friction. Exhaust ventilation should be designed to prevent recirculation of particulates and accumulation in the workplace.

Individual protection equipment:

Eye/face protection – For laboratory, larger scale or bulk handling or where regular exposure in an occupational setting occurs - chemical goggles.

Full-face shield may be required for supplementary but never for primary protection of eyes.

Contact lenses may pose a special hazard; soft contact lenses may absorb and concentrate irritants. This should include a review of lens absorption and adsorption for the class of chemicals in use and an account of injury experience. DO NOT wear contact lenses.

Skin protection – Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.

Hand protection: The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 and US F739. Suitability and durability of glove type is dependent on usage. Important factors in the selection of gloves include such as frequency and duration of contact, chemical resistance of glove material, glove thickness and dexterity.

When prolonged or frequently repeated contact may occur, a glove with a protection class of 5 or higher (breakthrough time greater than 240 minutes according to EN 374) is recommended.

When only brief contact is expected, a glove with a protection class of 3 or higher (breakthrough time greater than 60 minutes according to EN 374) is recommended. Contaminated gloves should be replaced.

Glove material – natural rubber, nitrile rubber, neoprene or PVC.

Other skin protection: Barrier cream, skin-cleansing cream, eye wash unit.       

Respiratory protection – Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) respirator. Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Respirators may be necessary when engineering and administrative controls do not adequately prevent exposures. The decision to use respiratory protection should be based on professional judgment that takes into account toxicity information, exposure measurement data, and frequency and likelihood of the worker's exposure - ensure users are not subject to high thermal loads which may result in heat stress or distress due to personal protective equipment (powered, positive flow, full face apparatus may be an option). Certified respirators will be useful for protecting workers from inhalation of particulates when properly selected and fit tested as part of a complete respiratory protection program. Use approved positive flow mask if significant quantities of dust becomes airborne.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability – Stable under normal ambient and anticipated storage and handling conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions – Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. Avoid contamination with oxidizing agents i.e. nitrates, oxidizing acids, chlorine bleaches, pool chlorine etc. as ignition may result.

Conditions to avoid – Sources of ignition, moisture, light, heat.

Incompatible materials – Strong oxidizing and reducing agents, acid, bases, water, metals, alcohols.

Disposal considerations

Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material. All waste must be handled in accordance with local, state and federal regulations. Legislation addressing waste disposal requirements may differ by country, state and/or territory. Each user must refer to laws operating in their area. Decontaminate empty glass jars.

Waste classification codes:

160508 – Discarded organic chemicals consisting of or containing hazardous substances.

150102 – Plastic packaging.

Waste treatment-relevant information:

Note that properties of a material may change in use, and recycling or reuse may not always be appropriate. Recycle wherever possible.

Sewage disposal-relevant information:

Disposal via sewage is strongly prohibited.

Other disposal recommendations:

Consult Waste Management Authority for disposal if no suitable treatment or disposal facility can be identified. Dispose in Incineration in a licensed apparatus (after admixture with suitable combustible material). Observe all label safeguards until jars are cleaned and destroyed.

EU legislation:

Council Directive 91/689/EEC of 12 December 1991 on hazardous waste.

Council Directive 94/31/EC of 27 June 1994 amending Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.

Directive 2000/76/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 December 2000 on the incineration of waste.

Commission regulation (EU) No 1357/2014 of 18 December 2014 replacing Annex III to Directive 2008/98/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on waste and repealing certain Directives.