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First-aid measures

Inhalation:
Remove casualty to fresh air and keep warm and at rest. Consult a doctor.
Skin contact:
Change contaminated, saturated clothing.
After contact with skin, wash immediately with soap and plenty of water.
In case of skin reactions, consult a physician.
Eye contact:
In case of contact with eyes flush immediately with plenty of flowing water for 10 to 15 minutes holding eyelids apart.
In case of eye irritation consult an opthalmologist.
Ingestion:
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Give nothing to drink.
Seek medical advice.
Protection of the first aider:
Wear safety gloves and goggles and protective clothing

Fire-fighting measures

All fire extinguishing media are appropriate (water, foam, powders, carbon dioxide, sand, ...)
No inappropirate extinguishing media to our knowledge
Specific dangers:
generation of very irritating vapors during combustion
Special intervention methods:
Evacuate persons and protect from smoke. Do not breathe smoke. Cool down installations and packaging with water mist. Do NOT inervene without appropriate protective equipment.
Protection of fire fighters: Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Wear personal protection equipment.
Avoid skin and eye contact. Do not breath vapor.
Do not allow to enter into environment.
Do not intervene without appropirate protective equiment. (PVC gloves, goggles, protective clothing)
Stop the spill avoiding any contact.
Remove all combustibles
Environmental precautions:
Make sure spills can be contained (e.g. sump pallets or kerbed areas).
Methods for cleaning up:
Large quantities - pump into approriate container, correctly labelled for disposal.
Small quantities - take up with sand and place in approriate container, correctly labelled for disposal.
Elimination - dispose of at certified waste handling facility

Handling and storage

Handling:
Technical measures:
Ventilation
Protective measures:
Avoid generation/formation of mist
Avoid contact with hot spots
Work in well ventilated area
Avoid all direct contact with the substance
Do not manipulate with bare hands
Do not use mouth to "suck" substance in pipettes.
Do not manipulate if hands show wounds.
Do not heat
Do not mix with incompatible materials (see below)

Storage:
Floor should be closed, sealed and not adsorbent and form a retention basin.
Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place away from incompatible materials (see below)
Incompatible materials:
Combustibles or oxidants
Keep only in the original container.


This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) for transported isolated intermediates. 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 use site.






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Exposure controls / personal protection

Capture vapors at their emission point
Assure good ventilation
Avoid projections (clothing, screens etc)

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) for transported isolated intermediates. 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 use site.

Limit values cresol (France): VME: 22 mg/m3 (5 ppm)
Limit values cresol (US): TLV ( TWA ) : 22 mg/m3 (5 ppm)

Surveillance procedures:

Personal protection equipment
(breathing, hands, eyes, skin and body)
Hygiene

Stability and reactivity

Stable at room temperature and normal use conditions
Decomposition at high temperatures
Materials to avoid:
water and aqueous solutions
strong oxidants
Hazardous decomposition products:
toxic and corrosive vapors (phosphoric oxides, phosphoric acids, CO, CO2)


Disposal considerations

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