Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
· General information Instantly remove any clothing soiled by the product.
· After inhalation
Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of symptoms.
In case of unconsciousness bring patient into stable side position for transport.
· After skin contact
Instantly wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.
Seek medical treatment.
· After eye contact
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.
Call a doctor immediately.
· After swallowing Drink copious amounts of water and provide fresh air. Instantly call for doctor.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
No further relevant information available.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No further relevant information available.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
· Suitable extinguishing agents
Use fire fighting measures that suit the environment.
Fire-extinguishing powder
· For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Can be released in case of fire
Carbon monoxide (CO)

Advice for firefighters
· Protective equipment:
Wear full protective suit.
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Particular danger of slipping on leaked/spilled product.

Environmental precautions: Do not allow to enter drainage system, surface or ground water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Use neutralising agent.
Ensure adequate ventilation.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Thorough dedusting.
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.
· Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
· Storage
· Requirements to be met by storerooms and containers:
Cool and dry, in tightly closed original packaging.
· Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
· Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Specific end use(s) : No further relevant information available.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
N.O.S. (Stearic anhydride)
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
(Stearic anhydride)
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
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Proper shipping name and description:
(Stearic anhydride)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
· Personal protective equipment
· General protective and hygienic measures
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and food.
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing
Wash hands during breaks and at the end of the work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
· Breathing equipment:
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use breathing filter apparatus. In case of intensive or longer exposure use breathing apparatus that is independent of circulating air.
Protection of hands:
Protective gloves.
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Due to missing tests no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/ the chemical mixture.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation
· Material of gloves
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
· Penetration time of glove material
The exact break trough time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
· Eye protection: Tightly sealed safety glasses.
· Body protection: Protective work clothing.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity : No further relevant information available.
· Possibility of hazardous reactions : No dangerous reactions known
· Conditions to avoid : No further relevant information available.
· Incompatible materials:
Ammonia, oxidant (chromium (IV)oxide, potassium permanganate, nitrate, perchloric acid, nitric acid), alkali hydroxides, acids, alcoholes, water, alkalis.
· Hazardous decomposition products: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
· Additional information: hygroscopic

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
· Recommendation
Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system.
· Uncleaned packagings:
· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.