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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:

General information:
Personal protection for the First Aider.
Take affected persons out of danger area and lay down.
Remove contaminated clothing

After inhalation: Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.
After skin contact: Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.

After eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.

After swallowing:
Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.
Call for a doctor immediately.

Information for doctor: Has an excitant effect on the central nervous system.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing agents:
Fire-extinguishing powder
Carbon dioxide
Sand
Foam
Water

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Hydrogen cyanide (HCN)

Advice for firefighters:
Protective equipment:
Wear self-contained respiratory protective device.
Wear fully protective suit.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Wear protective clothing.

Environmental precautions:
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water course or sewage system.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Pick up mechanically.
Ensure adequate ventilation.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Precautions for safe handling:
The usual precautionary measures are to be adhered to when handling chemicals.
Keep receptacles tightly sealed.
Prevent formation of dust.

Information about fire - and explosion protection:
Keep ignition sources away - Do not smoke.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage:
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
Store in dry conditions.
Keep container tightly sealed.

Information about storage in one common storage facility: Store away from foodstuffs.

Storage class: 11 (according to German TRGS 510 Annex 4)

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters
Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:

105-60-2 epsilon-caprolactam
OES Short-term value: 3 mg/m³* and 20 mg/m³**
Long-term value: 1 mg/m³* and 10 mg/m³**
*dust, IOELV, **vapour, New, IOELV

Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment:
General protective and hygienic measures:
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

Respiratory protection:
In case of brief exposure or low pollution use respiratory filter device. In case of intensive or
longer exposure use self-contained respiratory protective device.
Filter A/P2

Protection of hands:
Protective gloves
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the
degradation

Material of gloves:
Nitrile rubber, NBR
Recommended thickness of the material: ≥ 0.35 mm

Penetration time of glove material
Value for the permeation: Level ≤ 8 h
The exact break trough time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and
has to be observed.

Eye protection:
Tightly sealed goggles

Body protection: Protective work clothing

Limitation and supervision of exposure into the environment
water (76/464/EEC): not listed

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
Chemical stability:
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Protect from heat and direct sunlight.
Humidity

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Reacts with acids, alkalis and oxidizing agents.

Conditions to avoid: No further relevant information available.

Incompatible materials:
Store away from oxidizing agents.
Do not store together with alkalis (caustic solutions).

Hazardous decomposition products:
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation:
Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage
system.
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

Uncleaned packaging:
Recommendation: Dispose of packaging according to regulations on the disposal of packagings.
Do not rinse uncleaned packaging with water.
Uncleaned packages should be disposed by incineration.