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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

* Immediate medical assistance required: No
* Skin contact: After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
* Eye contact: In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
* Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, seek medical advice.
* Ingestion: Rinse mouth out with water. Seek medical advice.
* Emergency equipment: Provide wash facilities for eyes and skin near work area.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
* Suitable: Carbon dioxide, dry chemicals, foam, water spray (mist). Use media appropriate for surrounding fire.
* Exposure hazards: High temperatures may liberate toxic or corrosive gases. Do not breathesmoke or vapours.
* Protective equipment for fire-fighters: Self contained breathing apparatus. Wear suitable protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

* Personal precautions: Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection. Isolate the sources of the spill(s) leak(s) and evacuate all personnel from danger area.
* Environmental precautions: Take up small spills with dry chemical absorbent. Large spills may be taken up with pump or vacuum and finished off with dry chemical absorbent. Do not empty into drains.
* Methods for cleaning up: Residue may be washed down with water. Shovel up residues and place in a labelled sealable container for subsequent safe disposal. Put leaking container into a labelled drum or overdrum.

Handling and storage

* Handling: Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
* Storage: Store in dry, cool, well-ventilated area. Keep container tightly closed. Explosion-proof electrical equipment. Equipment should be grounded. Mechanical ventilation is recommended. Local exhaust is needed at source of vapours.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance liquid, N.O.S. (1,6-Dibromohexane)
Chemical name:
1,6-Dibromohexane
Language:
English
Class:
9
Classification code:
M6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance liquid, N.O.S. (1,6-Dibromohexane)
Chemical name:
1,6-Dibromohexane
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A, S-F
Labels:
9
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance liquid, N.O.S. (1,6-Dibromohexane)
Chemical name:
1,6-Dibromohexane
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment
* Skin protection: Wear suitable protective clothing.
* Eye protection: Chemical goggles or face shield with safety glasses.
* Hands protection: Use neoprene or rubber gloves.
* Respiratory protection: Approved supplied-air respirator, in case of emergency.

Stability and reactivity

* Stability: Stable under normal conditions of use.
* Conditions to avoid: Avoid exposure to moisture. Keep away from heat.
* Materials to avoid: Avoid contact with oxidizing agents and metals. Avoid strong bases.
* Hazardous (thermal) decomposition products: Halogenetaed compounds. Oxides of carbon.

Disposal considerations

Do not discharges into drains or the envrionment, dispose to an authorized waste collection point. Disposeof by inceniration in accordance with local/national regulations, in a chemically secured landfill.