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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

-General advice : Take off all contaminated clothing immediately. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Remove from exposure, lie down. In the case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
- Inhalation : Remove to fresh air. Call a physician immediately.
- Skin contact : Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.
- Eye contact : In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
- Ingestion : Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. If a person vomits when lying on his back, place him in the recovery
position. Do NOT induce vomiting. If swallowed, seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label.

Fire-fighting measures

- Suitable extinguishing media : Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
- Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons: High volume water jet.
- Specific hazards during fire fighting: Cool closed containers exposed to fire with water spray. Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.
- Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: Use personal protective equipment.
- Further information : Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be
disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions : Wear respiratory protection. Wear personal protective equipment.
- Environmental precautions : Avoid subsoil penetration. Do not allow material to contaminate ground water system. Do not contaminate water. If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities. Do not let product enter drains.
- Methods for cleaning up : Remove mechanically and with care (e.g. with clean polyethylene plastic shovel). Contain and collect spillage with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite) and place in container for disposal according to local / national regulations.
- Additional advice : Never add other substances or waste material to product residue. Move product residue to a safe place and dispose of properly.

Handling and storage

- Advice on safe handling : For personal protection see section Exposure controls/Personal protection.
- Requirements for storage areas and containers: Electrical installations / working materials must comply with the technological safety standards. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Keep container tightly closed. No smoking.
- Further information on storage conditions: Avoid impurities (e.g. rust, dust, ash), risk of decomposition.
- Advice on common storage : Store apart from other dangerous and incompatible substances.
- Storage temperature : < 30 °C
- Remarks : Storing temperature for reasons of quality liquid up to -25 °C

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Chemical name:
tert-butyl peroxy-3,5,5-trimethylhexanoate
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
Hazard identification No.: 539
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3105
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Chemical name:
tert-butyl peroxy-3,5,5-trimethylhexanoate
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Organic peroxide type D, liquid
Chemical name:
tert-butyl peroxy-3,5,5-trimethylhexanoate
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Components with workplace control parameters: Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
Engineering measures
- General advice : Provide adequate ventilation.

Personal protective equipment
- Respiratory protection : Short duration filter unit: Filter A
- Hand protection : Skin should be washed after contact.
Glove thickness : 0,5 mm
Break through time : >= 8 h
Material : butyl-rubber
- Eye protection : Tightly fitting safety goggles. Face protection.
- Skin and body protection : Protective suit. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- Hygiene measures : Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product. Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.

Stability and reactivity

- Conditions to avoid : Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Materials to avoid : Accelerators, strong acids and bases, heavy metal salts, reduction mediums
Avoid impurities (e.g. rust, dust, ash), risk of decomposition.
- Hazardous decomposition products: Irritant, caustic, flammable, noxious/toxic gases and vapours can develop in the case of fire and decomposition
- Thermal decomposition : ca.60 °C Method: SADT (UN test H.4)
SADT possible at temperatures above approximately 60 °C.
- Hazardous reactions : General Information: Vapours may form explosive mixture with air.
Stability: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Disposal considerations

Advice on disposal and packaging: Disposal: Dispose of in conjunction with appropriate waste disposal authorities
and in accordance with disposal regulations.