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First-aid measures

1. Warning before intervention
1.1. Only trained personnel should attempt first-aid. Before attempting any first-aid, isolate area from all potential sources of ignition including disconnecting electrical supply.
1.2. Ensure adequate ventilation and check that a safe, breathable atmosphere is present before entry into confined spaces.
1.3. If necessary, drench contaminated clothing with water before removing to avoid risk of sparks from static electricity.

2. Inhalation
2.1. Symptoms: inhalation of vapours may cause headache, nausea, vomiting and an altered state .
2.2. If breathing is difficult, remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
2.3. If the casualty is unconscious and:
* Not breathing – ensure that there is no obstruction to breathing and give artificial respiration by trained personnel. If necessary, give external cardiac massage and obtain medical assistance.
* Breathing - place in the recovery position and keep the head below the level of the torso. Administer oxygen if necessary.
2.4. Obtain medical attention if casualty has an altered state of consciousness or if symptoms do not resolve.

3. Skin Contact
3.1. Symptoms: may cause reddening, irritation.
3.2. Remove contaminated clothing and footwear, and dispose of safely.
3.3. Wash affected area with soap and water.
3.4. Seek medical attention if skin irritation, swelling or redness develops and persists.
3.5. When using high-pressure equipment, injection of product can occur. If high-pressure injuries occur, immediately seek professional medical attention. Do not wait for symptoms to develop
3.6. For minor thermal burns: Cool the burn. Hold the burned area under cold running water for at least five minutes, or until the pain subsides. However, body hypothermia must be avoided.

4. Eye Contact
4.1. Symptoms: may cause slight irritation.
4.2. Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do so. Continue rinsing.
4.3. If irritation, blurred vision or swelling occurs and persists, obtain medical advice from a specialist.

5. Ingestion/aspiration
5.1. Symptoms: few or no symptoms expected. If any, nausea and diarrhoea might occur.
5.2. Ingestion (swallowing) of this material may result in an altered state of consciousness and loss of coordination.
5.3. In case of ingestion, always assume that aspiration has occurred .The casualty should be sent immediately to a hospital. Do not wait for symptoms to develop.
5.4. Do not induce vomiting as there is high risk of aspiration.
5.5. Do not give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Fire-fighting measures

Accidental release measures

This substance is manufactured and used under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH Regulation Article 18 for transported isolated intermediates and the substance should be handled and stored at all sites under the recommended Risk Management Measures, or equivalent, or better.
Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.

Handling and storage

This substance is manufactured and used under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH Regulation Article 18 for transported isolated intermediates and the substance should be handled and stored at all sites under the recommended Risk Management Measures, or equivalent, or better.
Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN1268
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
PETROLEUM DISTILLATES, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
NAPHTHA SOLVENT
Class or division:
Class 3: Flammable liquids
Packing group:
Packing group II: Substances presenting medium danger
Labels:
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Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
Special provisions: 640D, 664
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

This substance is manufactured and used under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH Regulation Article 18 for transported isolated intermediates and the substance should be handled and stored at all sites under the recommended Risk Management Measures, or equivalent, or better.
Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations

This substance is manufactured and used under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH Regulation Article 18 for transported isolated intermediates and the substance should be handled and stored at all sites under the recommended Risk Management Measures, or equivalent, or better.
Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.