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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If breathing is irregular or stopped, administer artificial respiration. Give oxygen. First aider needs to protect himself.

                  Call a physician immediately.                  

Skin contact: Take off all contaminated clothing immediately. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. Call a physician                         immediately.

Eye contact:   Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician immediately.

Ingestion:      Call a physician immediately. Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting without medical

                       advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Dry powder, Foam

Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons: Water

Specific hazards during fire fighting: Heating or fire can release toxic gas.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Use respirator when performing operations involving potential exposure to vapour of the product.

Environmental precautions: Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods for cleaning up: Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust). Sweep up and shovel into

                                            suitable containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling:

Safe handling advice: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Keep away from combustible material. Preparation may charge

electrostatically: always use earthing leads when transferring from one container to another.

Storage:

Requirements for storage areas and containers: Keep container tightly closed. To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight.

Keep in a dry, cool and well ventilated place.

Advice on common storage: Keep away from combustible material.

Other data: Conditions to avoid humid air and water

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
2308
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
NITROSYLSULPHURIC ACID, LIQUID
Chemical name:
Nitrosylsulphuric acid
Language:
English
Labels:
Corrosive substance No. 8
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Not applicable.

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
2308
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
NITROSYLSULPHURIC ACID, LIQUID
Chemical name:
Nitrosylsulphuric acid
Labels:
Corrosive No. 8
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
2308
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
NITROSYLSULPHURIC ACID, LIQUID
Chemical name:
Nitrosylsulphuric acid
Labels:
Corrosive substance No. 8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Switzerland SUVA Limit Values (2007)

Exposure limit(s) : 0,1 mg/m3

                            E: inhalable fraction

                            Damage to fetus unlikely if the occupational exposure limit values are not exceeded.

Short term exposure limit : 0,1 mg/m3

                                               Time limitation: 15 minutes

US ACGIH (2005)

Exposure limit(s) : 0,2 mg/m3

                                Carcinogenicity: group A2

                                E: inhalable fraction

Short term exposure limit : 3 mg/m3

DFG-MAK/BAT/TRK-Value-List Germany (2007)

Exposure limit(s) : 0,1 mg/m3

Carcinogenicity: group 4

                             E: inhalable fraction, Damage to fetus unlikely if the

                             occupational exposure limit values are not exceeded.

Short term exposure limit : Peak-limit category: I(1)

                          IDLH value : 15 mg/m3

                                             

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: no data available

Materials to avoid:    Organic materials, Noble metals

Hazardous reactions: Exothermic reaction with water, alcohols and amines.

Disposal considerations

Waste from residues: Dispose of as special waste in compliance with local and national regulations.

Contaminated packaging: Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.