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First-aid measures

EYE CONTACT: Rinse continuously with water for at least 10 minutes.

SKIN CONTACT: Shower immediately and remove contaminated clothing.

INHALATION: Fresh air and rest.

INGESTION: Rinse mouth with water and give small amount of water to drink. Never give an unconscious patient water to drink. Do  not induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention.

OTHER: For all exposures seek medical advice. Show medical staff substance data sheet or ensure information accompanies patient.

Fire-fighting measures

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA: CO2, Foam, Powder and Water fog/spray.

SPECIAL FIRE FIGHTING PROCEDURES: Self contained breathing apparatus should be worn as acrid fumes are produced as product decomposes.

Accidental release measures

Recover materials if possible. Also absorb spilled substance in sand or inert substance and remove to a safe place. Prevent material entering drains with absorbent socks and drain protectors. Cover material with foam to prevent smelly fumes and possible fire. After absorption and recovery, wash away traces with large amounts of water. Any absorbent material used to mop up a spill to be disposed of in a closed metal container.

Protective Equipment to be worn for spill – Chemical splash resistant overalls, Wellingtons or boots, chemical resistant PVC gauntlets and organic vapour respirator

Handling and storage


Use in well ventilated areas. Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Open and handle containers with care. Store in original containers. Avoid breathing vapours. Avoid accumulation of static charge, especially in high mixing systems (low electrical conductivity). Emergency shower and eyewash should be close by. Electrical equipment to be suitable for electrical apparatus group and temperature class of the material.


Store away from oxidising agents. Suitable storage material – 316 Stainless Steel or carbon steel. Do NOT use galvanised metal. Suitable seals - Perfluoroelastomer (Kalrez), suitable gaskets – graphite supported on 316 Stainless steel or asbestos free aramid fibre composite. Storage tanks to be bunded to contain 110% of tank contents, or as local regulations. This product may attack concrete surfaces, particularly in the presence of water.

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

VENTILATION: This product must not be used in a confined space without good ventilation. However engineering controls should be aimed for to prevent the need for ventilation.

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: For normal operation.

BREATHING: Under normal conditions respiratory protection is not required. If the exposure limit is likely to be exceeded, wear full face chemical respirator with organic vapour cartridge CEN141.

PROTECTIVE GLOVES: Use protective gloves/gauntlets made of PVC.

EYE PROTECTION: Wear close fitting goggles or visor when handling, e.g. sampling.

OTHER PROTECTION: Wear normal industrial workwear to prevent skin contact.

Stability and reactivity

STABILITY TO HEAT: Stable at least up to 170°C

REACTIVITY: Reacts with strong oxidising agents

REACTION WITH WATER: Will slowly hydrolyse to Acetic acid and 2 Methyl Cyclohexanol


Disposal considerations

DISPOSAL METHODS: Incinerate or treat in a suitable treatment plant

NOTE: Incineration must be carried out in a suitable high temperature incinerator operated by a registered disposal company. Users must ensure that this complies with all local/national laws.