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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Symptomatic treatment.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with water.

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting, seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Alcohol resistant foam (carbon dioxide or dry powder may be

used for small fires) should be used. Cool containers with

water spray.

Product arising from burning: Combustion products may contain carbon oxides, acrylic

vapours and silica.

Product determined by test: N

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

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Contain and collect spillage. Do not allow to enter drains

or water courses. Dispose of waste by incineration.

Handling and storage

Handling: No special precautions.

Observe the usual precautions for handling chemicals.

Storage: Store under anhydrous conditions (dry air or nitrogen).

Avoid extremes of temperature (normal range 5-30 deg C).

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: Hexamethyldisiloxane (HMDS) may be formed. Pure HMDS has a

boiling point of 101 deg C and a flash point of -2 deg C.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for reuse is only possible if the substance is

uncontaminated and no hydrolysis had taken place.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable, no known hazardous effect.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Disposal at a controlled landfill site is possible, the

substance will slowly hydrolyse. (A650)

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method. Flue gas treatment to remove silica

should be used. (A661)

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended, However, acrylic acid polymers have been

use as coagulant aids for primary sewage treatment, removal

by the usual water treatment processess should, therefore,

be possible.

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

preparations, for public use, containing the substance may

be disposed of as domestic waste.