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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove victim to fresh air, call a physician if respiratory
irritation persists.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with running water for at least 15 minutes and seek
medical attention.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting, dilute stomach contents by drinking
plenty of water or milk. Seek immediate medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Combustion products may contain carbon and nitrogen oxides
together with some soot. Suitable extinguishing agents are
water, foam, carbon dioxide and dry powder.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Ventilate the area. Contain spill and, if necessary, absorb
using suitable material. Dilute acetic acid may be applied
to reduce the corrosive nature of the substance. Collect
and place in a waste disposal container. Dispose of by
incineration. Wash area thoroughly with water.

Handling and storage

Handling: A chemically resistant apron and protective gloves (rubber,
neoprene, vinyl) should be worn and chemical safety goggles
or full face shield. Local exhaust ventilation is
recommended, as is wearing of an approved respirator for
protection against organic dusts, mists and vapour (eg.
half-mask type conforming to BS 6016).

Storage: Store in tightly closed drums resistant to caustic

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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Special provisions / remarks
Transport: Transport in closed drums resistant to caustic substances.
The substance may be corrosive to aluminium. Do not mix
with acidic material.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Disposal considerations