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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice: Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.

Inhalation: Inhalation of vapours from heated product: Move to fresh air. Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.

In case of persistent problems: Consult a physician.

Skin contact: Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.

Eye contact: Wash immediately, abundantly and thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, consult an ophthalmologist.      

Ingestion: In case of problems: Consult a doctor.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media: Suitable extinguishing media:      Dry powder, Carbon dioxide (CO2), Foam

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:

Thermal decomposition gives flammable and toxic products: Hydrocarbons, Aldehydes, Ketones, Phthalic anhydride.

Precautions for fire-fighters: Specific methods: Cool containers / tanks with water spray.

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

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Avoid contact with skin and eyes and inhalation of vapours.

Environmental precautions:

Do not release into the environment. Do not let product enter drains. Dam up with sand or inert earth (do not use combustible materials).

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:

Recovery: Pump into a labelled inert emergency tank. Absorb the remainder with an inert absorbent material (Sand Sawdust ). Rinse with water. Collect water for later treatment.

Elimination: Destroy the product by incineration (in accordance with local and national regulations).

Handling and storage

Technical measures/Precautions:

Storage and handling precautions applicable to products: Liquid, Toxic With irritating vapours (when hot). Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery. Provide showers, eye-baths. Provide self-contained breathing apparatus nearby.

Hygiene measures: Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapours. When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash hands after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

Keep tightly closed. Provide a catch-tank in a bunded area. Provide electrical earthing of equipment.

Incompatible products: Oxidizing agents

Packaging material:  Recommended: Metals.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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not regulated

Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Additional transport information

Additional information
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Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

CONTROL PARAMETERS: Exposure Limit Values    

Source              Date      Value type      Value (ppm)         Value  (mg/m3)      Remarks  

INRS (FR) 06   2006         VME                 –                                   5

TRGS 900 06  2008        AGW                 –                                 10                    Spitzenbegr.8

                                                                                                       ein Risiko der Fruchtschädigung braucht bei Einhaltung des Arbeitsplatzgrenzwertes

                                                                                                       und des biologischen Grenzwertes (BGW) nicht befürchtet zu werden

TRGS 900 12 2007         AGW                –                                   –                       Kategorie II: resorptiv wirksame Stoffe.

ACGIH (US)      2008      TWA                  –                                   5      – .


General protective measures:      Ensure sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work areas

Personal protective equipment:

Respiratory protection:      In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.  

Hand protection:      

Splash contact, intermittent and prolonged : PVC gloves - thickness: 1,1 mm   According to permeation index EN 374: 3 (time elapsed > 60 mins)

Eye/face protection:      Safety glasses

Skin and body protection:      At the workplace: Protective clothing (cotton), Safety shoes      

                                                   Intervention at incident: Waterproof suit, Boots

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity & Chemical stability:      The product is stable at ambient temperature

Incompatible materials to avoid: Oxidizing agents

Thermal decomposition:

Decomposition temperature:  200 °C approximately

Hazardous decomposition products: Thermal decomposition giving flammable and toxic products : Hydrocarbons, Aldehydes, Ketones, (Phthalic anhydride)

Disposal considerations

Disposal of product:      Destroy the product by incineration (in accordance with local and national regulations).