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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: Remove to fresh air.
Get medical attention.

Skin contact: Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water for at least 15 minutes.
If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

Eye contact: In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.

Ingestion: Drink plenty of water.
Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters
Suitable extinguishing media: All conventional media are suitable.

Hazardous decomposition products: Type: Hazardous combustion products Sulphur oxides
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Carbon monoxide

Thermal decomposition: 300 °C

Further information: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Wear personal protective equipment.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: For personal protection see section 8.

Environmental precautions: Avoid release to the environment.

Additional advice: Remove all sources of ignition.
Use personal protective equipment.
Keep in properly labelled containers.
Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.
Use only non-sparking tools.

Handling and storage

Handling
Advice on safe handling:
Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
Keep away from heat, sparks and flame.
Prevent buildup of static electricity.
Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Avoid repeated exposure.
Avoid prolonged contact.
Avoid breathing dust.


Storage
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
Isolate from incompatible materials.
Keep container tightly closed.

Other data: Stable under normal conditions.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
(6,6'-di-tert-butyl-4,4'-thiodi-m-cresol)
Chemical name:
(6,6'-di-tert-butyl-4,4'-thiodi-m-cresol)
Language:
English
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9
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, SOLID, N.O.S.
(6,6'-di-tert-butyl-4,4'-thiodi-m-cresol)
Chemical name:
6,6'-di-tert-butyl-4,4'-thiodi-m-cresol
Labels:
9
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
(6,6'-di-tert-butyl-4,4'-thiodi-m-cresol)
Chemical name:
(6,6'-di-tert-butyl-4,4'-thiodi-m-cresol)
Labels:
9
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Packing instruction (cargo aircraft): 911
Packing instruction (passenger aircraft): 911
Packing instruction (passenger aircraft): Y911
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures
Engineering measures: Use with local exhaust ventilation.
Adequate general ventilation is recommended when handling to control airborne levels.
Use mechanical ventilation for general area control.

Personal protective equipment
Eye protection: Safety glasses with side-shields
or
Safety goggles
Hand protection: PVC or other plastic material gloves

Skin and body protection: For personal hygiene purposes, use adequate clothing to prevent skin contact.

Respiratory protection: Respirator must be worn if exposed to dust.
Respirator with a dust filter

Hygiene measures: Wash thoroughly after handling.
Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.


Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: None known.

Materials to avoid: Strong oxidizing agents
Iron

Hazardous decomposition products: Type: Hazardous combustion products Sulphur oxides
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Carbon monoxide
Thermal decomposition: 300 °C

Hazardous reactions: Type: polymerisation
Will not occur.

Note: Stable under normal conditions.

Disposal considerations

Dispose of waste material in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations.
Dispose of wastes in an approved waste disposal facility.