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First-aid measures

General advice:
In the case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately.
When symptoms persist or in all cases of doubt seek medical advice.

Protection of first-aiders:
First Aid responders should pay attention to self-protection, and use the recommended personal protective equipment when the potential for exposure exists.

If inhaled, remove to fresh air.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
Get medical attention.

In case of skin contact:
In case of contact, immediately flush skin with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
Get medical attention.
Wash clothing before reuse.
Thoroughly clean shoes before reuse.

In case of eye contact:
In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If easy to do, remove contact lens, if worn.
Get medical attention immediately.

If swallowed, DO NOT induce vomiting.
Get medical attention.
Rinse mouth thoroughly with water.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Risks:
Harmful if swallowed.
Toxic in contact with skin or if inhaled.
May cause an allergic skin reaction.
Causes serious eye damage.
Causes damage to organs.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment:Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Fire-fighting measures

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

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
High volume water jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Specific hazards during fire-fighting:
Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.
Flash back possible over considerable distance.
Vapours may form explosive mixtures with air.
Exposure to combustion products may be a hazard to health.

Hazardous combustion products:
Carbon oxides
Silicon oxides
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Formaldehyde
Chlorine compounds

Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters
: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Use personal protective equipment.

Specific extinguishing methods:
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Remove undamaged containers from fire area if it is safe to do so.
Evacuate area.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Remove all sources of ignition.
Ventilate the area.
Use personal protective equipment.
Follow safe handling advice and personal protective equipment recommendations.

Environmental precautions:
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Prevent spreading over a wide area (e.g. by containment or oil barriers).
Retain and dispose of contaminated wash water.
Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.

Methods for cleaning up:
Non-sparking tools should be used.
Soak up with inert absorbent material.
Suppress (knock down) gases/vapours/mists with a water spray jet.
For large spills, provide dyking or other appropriate contain-ment to keep material from spreading. If dyked material can be pumped, store recovered material in appropriate container.
Clean up remaining materials from spill with suitable absorbent.
Local or national regulations may apply to releases and disposal of this material, as well as those materials and items employed in the cleanup of releases. You will need to determine which regulations are applicable.

Handling and storage

Technical measures:
Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.
This material can accumulate static charge due to its inherent physical properties and can therefore cause an electrical ignition source to vapors. In order to prevent a fire hazard, as bonding and grounding may be insufficient to remove static electricity, it is necessary to provide an inert gas purge before beginning transfer operations.
Restrict flow velocity in order to reduce the accumulation of static electricity.

Local/Total ventilation:
Use with local exhaust ventilation.
Use only in an area equipped with explosion-proof exhaust ventilation if advised by assessment of the local exposure potential

Advice on safe handling:
Do not get on skin or clothing.
Do not breathe vapours or spray mist.
Do not swallow.
Do not get in eyes.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice, based on the results of the workplace exposure assessment
Non-sparking tools should be used.
Keep container tightly closed.
Keep away from water.
Protect from moisture.
Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Take care to prevent spills, waste and minimize release to the environment.

Hygiene measures:
Ensure that eye flushing systems and safety showers are located close to the working place. When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Keep in properly labelled containers. Store locked up. Keep tightly closed. Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place. Store in accordance with the particular national regulations. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Advice on common storage:
Do not store with the following product types:
Strong oxidizing agents
Organic peroxides
Flammable solids
Pyrophoric liquids
Pyrophoric solids
Self-heating substances and mixtures
Substances and mixtures, which in contact with water, emit flammable gases
Explosives
Gases

Specific use(s):
These precautions are for room temperature handling. Use at elevated temperature or aerosol/spray applications may require added precautions.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1230
Proper shipping name and description:
METHANOL, SOLUTION
Chemical name:
METHANOL, SOLUTION
Language:
English
Class:
3
Classification code:
FT1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
3 (6.1)
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 1230
Proper shipping name and description:
METHANOL, SOLUTION
Chemical name:
METHANOL, SOLUTION
Language:
English
Class:
3
Classification code:
FT1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
3 (6.1)
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 1230
Proper shipping name and description:
METHANOL, SOLUTION
Chemical name:
METHANOL, SOLUTION
Class:
3
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-E, S-D
Labels:
3 (6.1)
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 1230
Proper shipping name and description:
Methanol, solution
Chemical name:
Methanol, solution
Class:
3
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
Flammable Liquids, Toxic
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures
Processing may form hazardous compounds
Minimize workplace exposure concentrations.
Use only in an area equipped with explosion-proof exhaust ventilation if advised by assessment of the local exposure potential
Use with local exhaust ventilation.

Personal protective equipment
Eye protection:
Wear the following personal protective equipment:
Chemical resistant goggles must be worn.
If splashes are likely to occur, wear:
Face-shield

Hand protection
Material:Chemical-resistant gloves

Remarks:
Choose gloves to protect hands against chemicals dependIng on the concentration and quantity of the hazardous substance and specific to place of work. Breakthrough time is not determined for the product. Change gloves often! For special applications, we recommend clarifying the resistance to chemicals of the aforementioned protective gloves with the glove manufacturer. Take note that the product is flammable, which may impact the selection of hand protection. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Skin and body protection:
Select appropriate protective clothing based on chemical resistance data and an assessment of the local exposure potential.
Wear the following personal protective equipment:
Flame retardant antistatic protective clothing, unless assessment demonstrates that the risk of explosive atmospheres or flash fires is low
Skin contact must be avoided by using impervious protective clothing (gloves, aprons, boots, etc).

Respiratory protection: Use respiratory protection unless adequate local exhaust ventilation is provided or exposure assessment demonstrates that exposures are within recommended exposure guidelines.

Filter type: Self-contained breathing apparatus

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
Not classified as a reactivity hazard.

Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous reactions:
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Vapours may form explosive mixture with air.
Use at elevated temperatures may form highly hazardous compounds.
Can react with strong oxidizing agents.
When heated to temperatures above 150 °C (300 °F) in the presence of air, product can form formaldehyde vapours.
Safe handling conditions may be maintained by keeping vapour concentrations within the occupational exposure limit for formaldehyde.
Hazardous decomposition products will be formed upon contact with water or humid air.
Hazardous decomposition products will be formed at elevated temperatures.

Conditions to avoid:
Exposure to moisture
Handling operations that can promote accumulation of static charges.
Heat, flames and sparks.

Incompatible materials
Materials to avoid :
Oxidizing agents
Water

Hazardous decomposition products
Contact with water or humid air: Methanol

Thermal decomposition: Formaldehyde

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product: Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
According to the European Waste Catalogue, Waste Codes are not product specific, but application specific.
Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.

Contaminated packaging: Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.
Empty containers retain residue and can be dangerous.
Do not pressurize, cut, weld, braze, solder, drill, grind, or expose such containers to heat, flame, sparks, or other sources of ignition. They may explode and cause injury and/or death.
If not otherwise specified: Dispose of as unused product.