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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Move patient to fresh air. If necessary, seek medical


Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with water for 10-15 minutes, seek medical attention

if irritation persists.

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Drink plenty of water to dilute the chemical, seek medical


Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Combustion products may contain carbon, nitrogen and

sulphur oxides. Suitable extinguishing agents are water

mist, carbon dioxide, foam or dry powder.

Accidental release measures

Handling and storage

Handling: Use only in well ventilated areas. Do not breathe vapour

and avoid contact with skin or eyes. Wear safety goggles

and a suitable respirator (eg BS 2091, 1069), gloves and

protective clothing when handling. Wash exposed areas

thoroughly after handling.

Storage: Store in a cool dry place in tightly closed containers.

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: Transport in high-density polyethylene or stainless steel
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: The substance slowly hydrolyses to give methyl ethyl ketone

and cysteamine.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for reuse is not possible

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Neutralise with 3M hydrochloric acid

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method. Incinerate at 1000 deg C using waste

gas purification to remove  nitrogen and sulphur oxides

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended

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