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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

1. Description of first-aid measures:

General information:

In all cases of doubt, or when symptoms persist, seek medical advice. In case of unconsciousness give nothing by mouth,

place in unconscious position and seek medical advice.

After inhalation

Move victim to fresh air. Put victim at rest and keep warm. In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest provide artificial respiration.

In case of skin contact:

Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water and soap. Do not use solvents or thinners.

In case of eye contact:

IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. In case of eye irritation consult an ophthalmologist.

After ingestion:

If swallowed, rinse mouth with water (only if the person is conscious).

2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:

In all cases of doubt, or when symptoms persist, seek medical advice.

Fire-fighting measures

1. Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:

Water, Powder, Foam.

Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:

none.

2. Special exposure hazards arising from the substance or preparation itself, its combustion products or from resulting gases:

Gases: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide.

3. Special protective equipment for firefighters:

In case of fire: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Additional information:

Do not allow water used to extinguish fire to enter drains, ground or waterways. Treat runoff as hazardous.

Accidental release measures

1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Wear eye/face protection.

2. Environmental measures

Do not allow to enter into surface water or drains. If the product contaminates lakes, rivers or sewages, inform competent authorities in accordance with local regulations.

3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Isolate leaked material using non-flammable absorption agent (e.g. sand, earth, vermiculit, diatomaceous earth) and collect it for disposal in appropriate containers in accordance with the local regulations (see chapter 13). Clean using cleansing agents. Do not use solvents.

Handling and storage

1. Precautions for safe handling

Advices on safe handling

Ensure thorough ventilation of work areas and stores.

Avoid contact with skin, eyes (tightly fitting safety goggles (splash goggles)) and clothes.

Precautions against fire and explosion:

Take precautionary measures against static discharge.

2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storerooms and containers:

Storage in accordance with the Ordinance on Industrial Safety and Health (BetrSiVO). Store in a dry place. Keep container tightly closed. Do not empty containers with pressure - no pressure vessel! Smoking is forbidden. Access only for authorised persons. Store carefully closed containers upright to prevent any leaks.

Hints on joint storage

none.

Further information on storage conditions

Keep away from heat.

3. Specific end use(s)

Observe technical data sheet. Observe instructions for use.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not applicable. Not classified as hazardous under transport regulations.
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
Not applicable. Not classified as hazardous under transport regulations.
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Not applicable. Not classified as hazardous under transport regulations.
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Not applicable
Chemical name:
octane-1,2-diol
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
Not applicable. Not classified as hazardous under transport regulations.
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Proper shipping name and description:
Not applicable
Chemical name:
octane-1,2-diol
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations