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First-aid measures

4- FIRST AID MEASURES

- After inhalation : Remove to fresh air. Keep patient warm. Seek immediately medical advice.

- After skin contact : Remove contaminated clothing. Wash with plenty of water

- After eye contact : Wash immediately with plenty of water for 15 min.

- After swallowing : Do not make the victim vomit. Do not give anything orally. Alert a physician

- Instructions for the physician : Treat according to symptoms. Keep the victim under medical surveillance.

Fire-fighting measures

5- FIRE FIGHTING MEASURES

Suitable extinguishing media: CO2, powder, foam

Special risks : toxic gases when in contact with fire : COx, NOx
Inadvisable media : Do not use water jet

Special protective equipment for fire fighting : Wear a complete protection equipment and a self contained respiratory apparatus

Other information: Cool the vessels in the vicinity with sprayed water

Accidental release measures

1- ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Person related precautionary measures : Avoid contact

Environmental-protection measures: Wear gloves, mask with cartridge (ABP) adapted for chemical uses

Procedures for cleaning / absorption : Keep out of drains, prevent entry in natural environment; Recover with an appropriate material, clean the place with an absorbing product and put the whole in a container. Ventilate the place and wash the spreaded zone.

Handling and storage

HANDLING
Avoid contact with skin.
Avoid exposure to vapors.
Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.

STORAGE
Keep protected from heat, light and moisture in a well-ventilated place.
Store in cardboard drums with polyethylene bags.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

EXPOSURE CONTROLS, PERSONAL PROTECTION

Occupational exposure limit value (in μg / m3) : not available for the product. For MTBE, in France, VLE = 367 mg/m3 = 100 ppm and VME = 183,5 mg/m3 = 50 ppm.

Personal protective equipment :
 Respiratory protection: Dust respirator, Cartridge (ABP) mask or a self contained respiratory apparatus
 Eye protection: Wear appropriate panoramic mask
 Hand protection: Suitable gloves adapted to chemical uses (EN374) : wear neopren gloves, avoid latex, PVC and nitrile gloves.
 Body protection : Minimize exposed skin with appropriate anti-static and hermetic clothing for sampling and special and complete protective suit “Mururoa” with ventilated hooded constant flow for handling.

Industrial hygiene : Wear the protective equipment. Handle under fumehood. Do not eat nor drink at the workplace. Wash hands and face after handling.

Stability and reactivity

10- STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

- Stability : stable in standard conditions of use
- Conditions to be avoided : Heat, flame, sparks, moisture, avoid electrostatic charge
- Hazardous decomposition products : COx, NOx

Disposal considerations

Product disposal method : PRODUCT MUST BE DISPOSED OF IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE COUNTRY-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS.

Contaminated packing : PRODUCT MUST BE DISPOSED OF IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE COUNTRY-SPECIFIC REGULATIONS.

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