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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Treat as for drowning, clear airways and resucitate if

required. Seek medical attention if necessary.

In all cases, remove contaminated clothing.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse gently with saline solution or clean water for at

least 15 minutes. Seek medical attention if there is

evidence of irritation or thermal burns.

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water, If the liquid was hot, flush with

iced water, seek medical attention.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Wash out mouth with water. Seek medical attention if feeling

unwell or if large quantities have been consumed.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Suitable extinguishing agents are water, foam, carbon

dioxide and dry powder.

Product arising from burning: Combustion products may contain hydrogen fluoride gas and

other toxic fluorine gases.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: A self-contained breathing apparatus should be worn. Spray

cans with water to keep cool.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Contain spillage, prevent from entering drains or water

courses. Soak up with sawdust or vermiculite and place in a

suitable containers for disposal by incineration. Where

possible, recover the liquid for reclamation by the

supplier. The spilt substance produces a very slippery

surface which may be hazardous to personnel, take suitable


Handling and storage

Handling: No special handling requirements for the substance at room

temperature. Avoid spillage as the substance produces a very

slippery surface. When handling the hot liquid, heat

resistant gloves or gauntlets should be worn.

Storage: No special precautions. Avoid mechanical damage of


Packaging of the substance and or preparation: The substance will be stored in 10 kg aluminium cans.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: No special precautions.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Spent or contaminated substance may be returned to the

notifier for reclamation by distillation. (A614)

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: The substance is very inert chemically and has no known

hazardous effects; neutralisation is not applicable.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method of destruction. An approved facility that

can incinerate fluorinated hydrocarbons should be used.

Waste gas treatment to remove hydrogen fluoride should be

used. (A661)

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.