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First-aid measures

Inhalation

If aerosol or mists are formed:

Move victims into fresh air.

Skin contact

Wash off with plenty of water and soap.

Eye contact

Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water keeping eyelid open.

In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

Ingestion

Have the mouth rinsed with water.

After absorbing large amounts of substance / In case of discomfort: Supply with medical care.

Notes to physician

After absorbing large amounts of substance:

administration of activated charcoal.

Acceleration of gastrointestinal passage

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media

quenching powder, foam, carbon dioxide (CO2), mist

Specific hazards during fire fighting

May be released in case of fire: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, sulphur oxides.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters

In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information

Water used to extinguish fire should not enter drainage systems, soil or stretches of water.

Ensure there are sufficient retaining facilities for water used to extinguish fire.

Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions

Wear personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions

Do not allow entrance in sewage water, soil stretches of water, groundwater, drainage systems.

Methods for cleaning up

Pick up mechanically with a suitable material and collect in a suitable container.

e.g.: adsorption agent, activated charcoal.

Additional advice

Isolate and seal off defective containers immediately.

Handling and storage

Handling

Safe handling advice

Local ventilation.

Always close container tightly after removal of product.

Ensure tightness at all times.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.

Keep away from humidity.

Explosion protection is recommended in case the explosion limits for the following substance might be exceeded: Ethanol.

Storage

Requirements for storage areas and containers

Storage at less than 10 °C may lead to a slight precipitation of crystalline sulfur, which should be removed by mechanical means. The product is not impaired by that.

Keep container tightly sealed and store in a dry, well-ventilated place.

Advice on common storage

Do not store together with: acids and alcaline solutions.

Storage stability

12 month   10 - 40 °C  

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
The substance is not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection

If respirable aersols / vapour occurs:

Respirator with brown A-type filter

Hand protection

Wear protective gloves made from a tough material.

Glove material       butyl-rubber

Material thickness       0,5 mm

Break through time       >= 480 min

Glove material       nitrile rubber

Material thickness       0,35 mm

Break through time       >= 480 min

Glove material       Fluorinated rubber (Viton)

Material thickness       0,4 mm

Break through time       >= 480 min

The rupture time and material thickness data are guideline values! Exact rupture time / material thickness data can be obtained from the protective glove manufacturer.

Remember that the useful time per day of a chemical protection glove may be much shorter than the permeation time determined according to EN 374 due to the many different influential factors involved (e.g. temperature).

Suitability for specific workplaces should be clarified with protective glove manufacturers.

Eye protection

goggles

Skin and body protection

No special protective equipment required.

When handling larger quantities:

disposable protective suit

(Solvent-resistant)

Hygiene measures

When using, do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash face and/or hands before break and end of work.

To ensure ideal skin protection: use super fatted soaps and skin cream for skin care.

Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Protective measures

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices.

If the limits at the workplace are exceeded and/or larger amounts are released (leakage, spilling, dust) the indicated respiratory protection should be used.

If there is the possibility of skin/eye contact, the indicated hand/eye/body protection should be used.

Stability and reactivity

Materials to avoid

Reaction with water, acids and alcaline solutions., Formation of ethanol and methanol

Disposal considerations

Uncleaned packaging

Contaminated packaging should ideally be emptied; it can then be recycled after having been decontaminated.

Incorrect disposal or reuse of this container is illegal and can be dangerous

Other countries: observe the national regulations.

Waste Key Number

No waste key number as per the European Waste Types List can be assigned to this product, since such classification is based on the (as yet undetermined) use to which the product is put by the consumer.

The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.