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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:  Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. When symptoms persist or in all cases of doubt seek medical advice.

Inhalation:  Immediately move to fresh air. Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed. Consult a physician.

Skin contact:  Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Eye contact:  Immediately flush eyes for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention.

Ingestion:  Do NOT induce vomiting. Drink plenty of water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:  Dry chemical, Alcohol-resistant foam, Carbon dioxide (CO2),

Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons:  High volume water jet, Water spray,

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:  Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

Further information:  Evacuate personnel and keep upwind of fire. In the event of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes. Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Evacuate personnel to safe areas. Wear personal protective equipment. Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.

Environmental precautions:  Avoid subsoil penetration. Do not contaminate water.

Methods for cleaning up:  Dam up. Avoid moisture. Neutralise with the following product(s): soda ash.  Clean with detergents. Avoid solvents. Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling:  Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Use only in well-ventilated areas. Do not smoke.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:  Keep away from heat and sources of ignition. Use explosion-proof equipment.

Requirements for storage areas and containers:  Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Advice on common storage:  Keep away from: Flammable materials Strong oxidizing agents.  Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.

Other data:  No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN Number: 2923
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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UN Number: 2923
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN Number: 2923
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Proper shipping name and description:
Proper shipping name and description: CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (Terephthaloyl chloride)
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Chemical name: Terephthaloyl chloride
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN Number: 2923
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Proper shipping name and description:
Proper shipping name and description: CORROSIVE SOLID, TOXIC, N.O.S. (Terephthaloyl chloride)
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Chemical name: Terephthaloyl chloride
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures:  Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.

Respiratory protection:  When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators. Provide adequate ventilation.

Hand protection:  Neoprene gloves, Rubber gloves

Eye protection:  Tightly fitting safety goggles

Skin and body protection:  Apron Boots

Hygiene measures:  Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Protective measures:  Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.

Stability and reactivity

Materials to avoid:  Water, Strong oxidizing agents, Metals

Hazardous decomposition products:  Gaseous hydrogen chloride (HCl).

Hazardous reactions:  Decomposes when moist. Heating can release hazardous gases. Stable under normal conditions.

Disposal considerations

Product:  Disposal together with normal waste is not allowed. Special disposal required according to local regulations.

Contaminated packaging:  Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.