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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
General advice : Remove from exposure, lie down. When symptoms persist or in
all cases of doubt seek medical advice.
Inhalation : Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed. Call a physician
immediately. Remove from exposure, lie down.
Skin contact : Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. Take off
contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash
contaminated clothing before re-use.
Eye contact : Remove contact lenses. Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water,
also under the eyelids. Keep eye wide open while rinsing. Consult
a physician.
Ingestion : If victim is conscious: Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water. Induce
vomiting immediately and call a physician. Never give anything by
mouth to an unconscious person.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms : Irritation, Nausea, Headache, Tremors, Convulsions,
Lachrymation, Blurred vision
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
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Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Water, Water spray, Dry chemical, Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Specific hazards during fire
: Dust may form explosive mixture in air., Fire or intense heat
may cause violent rupture of packages.
: Hazardous decomposition products, Highly toxic fumes
Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment
for fire-fighters: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.,
Full protective flameproof clothing
Further information : Evacuate personnel to safe areas., Keep containers and
surroundings cool with water spray., Do not allow run-off from
fire fighting to enter drains or water courses., Fire residues
and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed
of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Personal precautions : Wear personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation. Remove all
sources of ignition.
Environmental precautions
Environmental precautions : Prevent product from entering drains.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up : Shovel into suitable container for disposal. Avoid dust formation. After cleaning,
flush away traces with water.
Other information : Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust. Do not use sparking tools.
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling
: Avoid dust formation. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do
not smoke.
Advice on protection
against fire and explosion
: Avoid shock and friction. Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic
charge. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage
areas and containers
: Store in original container. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of
ignition - No smoking. Keep in a cool place away from oxidizing agents. Keep in
a cool place away from reducing agents.
Storage temperature: < 24 °C

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Self-reactive solid type C, temperature controlled (2,2'-Azodi(isobutyronitrile))
Chemical name:
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures : Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Provide local ventilation if processing is carried out at high temperatures.
Eye protection
: Safety glasses with side-shields
Hand protection : Material: Impervious gloves
Skin and body protection : Lightweight protective clothing
Hygiene measures : Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Respiratory protection : When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use
appropriate certified respirators.

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability : Decomposes on heating., pressure build-up
Possibility of hazardous
: Heating can release hazardous gases. pressure build-up
Conditions to avoid : Decomposes on heating. Heating can release hazardous gases.
Incompatible materials : Strong oxidizing agents Reducing agents
Hazardous decomposition
products: Hydrogen cyanide (hydrocyanic acid)

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product : Dispose of as special waste in compliance with local and national regulations.
Do not dispose of waste into sewer.
Contaminated packaging : If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.