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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- General advice:
Move out of dangerous area.
Place and transport victim in stable position (lying sideways).
Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.

- Inhalation:
Move to fresh air.
Keep patient warm and at rest. Keep patient warm and at rest.
Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

- Skin contact
Wash off thoroughly with plenty of soap and water, if available with polyethyleneglycol 400, subsequently rinse with water.
Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

- Eye contact:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.
Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

- Ingestion:
Rinse mouth
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

- Treatment:
Treat symptomatically.
In case of ingestion gastric lavage should be considered in cases of significant ingestions only within the first 2 hours.
However, the application of activated charcoal and sodium sulphate is always advisable.
Keep patient warm and at rest.
Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

- Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Foam
Sand

- Specific hazards during firefighting:
In the event of fire the following may be released:
Hydrogen chloride (HCl)
Carbon monoxide (CO)

- Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In the event of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

- Further information:
Contain the spread of the fire-fighting media.
Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions:
Avoid contact with spilled product or contaminated surfaces.
Use personal protective equipment.
Remove all sources of ignition.

- Environmental precautions:
Do not allow to get into surface water, drains and ground water.

- Methods for cleaning up:
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).
Clean contaminated floors and objects thoroughly, observing environmental regulations.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). 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:

- Advice on safe handling:
Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.

- Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.

Storage:

- Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Store in original container.
Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
Store in a place accessible by authorized persons only.
Protect against moisture.

- Advice on common storage:
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2920
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE)






Chemical name:
2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
CF1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8 (3)
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2920
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
CF1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8 (3)
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2920
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-E, S-C
Labels:
8 (3)
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2920
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE)
Chemical name:
2,2-DIMETHYLBUTYRYL CHLORIDE
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8 (3)
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). 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.

Personal protective equipment:
- Respiratory protection:
Wear respirator with an organic vapours and gas filter mask (protection factor 10) conforming to EN140 type A or equivalent.

- Hand protection:
Wear CE Marked (or equivalent) nitrile rubber gloves (minimum thickness 0,40 mm).

- Eye protection:
Wear goggles conforming to EN166 and faceshield conforming to EN166

- Skin and body protection:
Wear standard coverall and type 3 suit. Wear two layers of clothing wherever possible. Polyester/cotton or cotton overalls should be worn under chemical protection suit.

- Hygiene measures
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Keep working clothes separately.
Wash hands immediately after work, if necessary take a shower.
Remove soiled clothing immediately and clean thoroughly before using again.
Garments that cannot be cleaned must be destroyed (burnt).

- Protective measures:
If product is handled while not enclosed, and if contact may occur:
Complete suit protecting against chemicals



Stability and reactivity

- Materials to avoid:
Water

- Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Hydrogen chloride (HCl)

Disposal considerations

During the whole life cycle of the substance all necessary measures in accordance to
art. 18(4) of (EC) 1907/2006 are undertaken. The substance is handled under strictly
controlled conditions.

Dispose in accordance with current regulations and, if necessary, after consultation with the site operator and/or with the responsible authority, the
product may be taken to a waste disposal site or incineration plant.