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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures

Immediately remove contaminated clothing. If danger of loss of consciousness, place patient in recovery position and transport accordingly. Apply artificial respiration if necessary. First aid personnel should pay attention to their own safety.

If inhaled:

Keep patient calm, remove to fresh air, seek medical attention.

On skin contact:

Immediately wash thoroughly with plenty of water, apply sterile dressings, consult a skin specialist.

On contact with eyes:

Immediately wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open, consult an eye specialist.

On ingestion:

Rinse mouth immediately and then drink plenty of water, seek medical attention.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Symptoms: The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2) and/or in section 11., Further symptoms are possible

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific antidote. Pulmonary odema prophylaxis. Medical monitoring for at least 24 hours.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:

dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

carbon oxides, nitrous gases

The substances/groups of substances mentioned can be released in case of fire. Under certain conditions in case of fire other hazardous combustion products may be generated.

Advice for fire-fighters

Special protective equipment:

Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical-protective clothing.

Further information:

Collect contaminated extinguishing water separately, do not allow to reach sewage or effluent systems.

Accidental release measures

Attention - The product has not yet been fully tested.

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid inhalation.

Environmental precautions

Do not empty into drains.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

For large amounts: Pick up with suitable absorbent material (e.g. sand, sawdust, general-purpose binder, kieselguhr).

For residues: Pick up with suitable absorbent material (e.g. sand, sawdust, general-purpose binder, kieselguhr).

Dispose of absorbed material in accordance with regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Ensure thorough ventilation of stores and work areas.

Protection against fire and explosion:

Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:Segregate from acids and acid forming substances.

Suitable materials for containers: Stainless steel 1.4301 (V2), High density polyethylene (HDPE), glass

Further information on storage conditions: Containers should be stored tightly sealed in a dry place.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Components with workplace control parameters

1336-21-6: ammonia...%

      TWA value 14 mg/m3 ; 20 ppm (OEL (EU))

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      STEL value 36 mg/m3 ; 50 ppm (OEL (EU))

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Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection:

Wear respiratory protection if ventilation is inadequate.

Eye protection:

Tightly fitting safety goggles (cage goggles) (e.g. EN 166) and face shield.

Body protection:

Body protection must be chosen depending on activity and possible exposure, e.g. apron, protecting boots, chemical-protection suit (according to EN 14605 in case of splashes or EN ISO 13982 in case of dust).

General safety and hygiene measures

Avoid inhalation of vapour. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Gloves must be inspected regularly and prior to each use.  Replace if necessary (e.g. pinhole leaks).

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity

Strong exothermic reaction with acids.

Corrosion to metals:

Corrosive effects to metal are not anticipated. Stainless steel

Formation of flammable gases:

Remarks: Forms no flammable gases in the presence of water.

Information on hazardous decomosition products: Forms no flammable gases in the presence of water.

Chemical stability

The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Evolution of heat under influence of acids.

Conditions to avoid

Avoid all sources of ignition: heat, sparks, open flame.

Incompatible materials

Substances to avoid: acid forming substances, acids

Hazardous decomposition products

carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Incinerate in suitable incineration plant, observing local authority regulations.

A waste code in accordance with the European waste catalog (EWC) cannot be specified, due to dependence on the usage.

The waste code in accordance with the European waste catalog (EWC) must be specified in cooperation with disposal agency/manufacturer/authorities.

Contaminated packaging:

Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible; then it can be passed on for recycling after being thoroughly cleaned.

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