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First-aid measures

General advice : Immediate medical attention is required. Move out of dangerous area. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

Inhalation : If breathed in, move person into fresh air. Consult a physician after significant exposure. Skin contact : Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash the skin immediately with soap and water. Immediate medical treatment is necessary as untreated wounds from corrosion of the skin heal slowly and with difficulty. Eye contact : Get medical attention immediately. Continue to rinse during transport. Remove contact lenses.

Protect unharmed eye. Small amounts splashed into eyes can cause irreversible tissue damage and blindness. Ingestion : Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Take victim immediately to hospital. Do not induce vomiting! May cause chemical burns in mouth and throat.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media : Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Specific hazards during fire fighting : Treat as oil fire. Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses. Special protective equipment for fire-fighters : In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Further information : Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains. Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions : For personal protection see section 8. Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation.Environmental precautions : Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains informrespective authorities. Methods for cleaning up : Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust). Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling : For personal protection see section 8. Persons with a history of skin sensitisation problems or asthma, allergies, chronic or recurrent respiratory disease should not be employed in any process in which this preparation is being used. Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the application area. Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations. Advice on protection against

fire and explosion : Normal measures for preventive fire protection. Requirements for storage areas and containers : Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Reacts with copper, aluminium, zinc and their alloys. Other data : No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering Controls: Effective exhaust ventilation system. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Personal protective equipment: Respiratory protection : Keep respiratory equipment available. If use conditions can generate aerosol or mist, wear suitable respiratory equipment. Wear full face mask supplied with: Combination filter ABEKP. Hand protection : Glove material: butyl-rubber

Eye protection : Eye wash bottle with pure water Tightly fitting safety goggles Wear face-shield and protective suit for abnormal processing

problems. Skin and body protection : Protective suit Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place. Hygiene measures : Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid : Extremes of temperature and direct sunlight. Hazardous decomposition products : No hazardous decomposition products are known. Hazardous reactions : Stable under normal conditions.

Disposal considerations

Product : The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil. Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with

chemical or used container. Hazardous waste Contaminated packaging : Empty remaining contents. Dispose of as unused product.

Do not re-use empty containers.