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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air. Apply artificial respiration if

patient is not breathing. Seek immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15

minutes, lifting eyelids occasionally to irrigate. Seek

immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Immediately wash affected

areas with soap and water. Seek immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Give milk or water to drink. Never

give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Seek

immediate medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder or foam.

Product arising from burning: Hydrogen cyanide, carbon monoxide, plus other oxides of

carbon and nitrogen.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Fire fighter should wear full protective clothing and

self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Avoid inhalation and direct contact. Absorb spilled liquid

with sand or another non-combustible material. Place in a

suitable container. Remove contaminated material to a safe

location for subsequent disposal. Ventilate area and wash

contaminated surfaces with water and detergent. Wear

appropriate personal protective equipment during clean-up

activities.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid inhalation and direct contact. Handle in areas with

adequate ventilation. Local exhaust ventilation is

recommended to control airborne concentrations of this

material. Emergency eyewash and shower facilities should be

available in the vicinity of any potential exposure.

Wear suitable personal protective equipment including safety

glasses/goggles with side shields, chemical resistant

gloves, boots and coveralls. A full-face, air-purifying

respirator with HEPA and/or appropriate chemical cartridges

is recommended for all mist producing operations.

Storage: Store in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area away from

ignition sources and incompatible materials. Store in

suitable labelled containers, kept closed and protected from

damage.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: The substance is packaged into 200 litre steel drums.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: Not classified for transport.
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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None known.

Chemical reaction with water: None.

Dust explosion: Not applicable, the substance is a liquid.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Spilled material should be collected using a suitable

absorbent material and sent for incineration.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not anticipated.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: None anticipated.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Incineration is the preferred method of disposal (660).

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance should not enter the water treatment system.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - other: None.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not applicable, the substance will not enter the public

domain.

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - others: Not applicable.