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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:

inhalation: move to fresh air for at least 15 minutes, in case of complaints seek medical attention.

contact with the skin: remove contaminated clothing and wash with water and soap the contaminated part - make sure you have eliminated the contamination - in case of complaints  seek medical attention.

contact with the eyes: abundant eye-wash for 15 minutes with pure water, make sure you have eliminated the contamination, in case of complaints seek medical attention.

ingestion: ask immediately medical assistance - mouth washing with water and do not provoke vomiting.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

symptoms: inhalation: can cause slight headache - contact: can cause bloodshot eyes - can cause slight skin rash.

acute and delayed effects: no post-disorder effects are reported.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

immediate medical assistance: see description of first aid measures

immediate/special treatment:       see description of first aid measures

first aid specific means: eye wash fountain / safety shower should be available in the work area.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

suitable extinguishing media:       SMALL FIRE: use CO2, foam, dry powder - LARGE FIRE: use water spray or fog - cool containing vessels with water jet in order to prevent pressure build-up, autoignition or explosion.

unsuitable extinguishing media: pressurized water jet.

Special hazards arising from the substance

vapours may form explosive mixture with air - in case of fire, the following can be released: carbon monoxide (CO), carbon dioxide (CO2), smoke, soot.

Advice for firefighters

standard procedure for chemical fires - spray extinguishing media to base of flames - use adequate protections for respiratory apparatus, avoid vapour inhalation.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

for non emergency personnel: in an emergency (i.e. unintentional important release of the product in enclosed space) respiratory protection (Gas filter A, Colour code brown: consider the maximum duration for wear) must be worn. Use insulating device for respiratory protection with an independent air supply in circumstances which are unclear - use adequate protections solvent resistant: security shoes, bodysuit, gloves and protective goggles (see point 8).

for emergency responders: as per non emergency personnel.

emergency procedures: remove any ignition source and ensure adequate ventilation in working areas following accidental releases.

Environmental precautions

keep away from drains - keep away from surface and ground water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

keep away from heat and use non-combustible absorbing sawdust (sand, specific binder). Refer to point 13 for the appropriate methods of waste treatment.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

safe handling:       during handling keep original container closed - avoid contact with skin and eyes - wear adequate protective gloves protection and eye/face protection - avoid any sources of ignition - avoid exposing to high temperature during processing - maintain adequate local and general ventilation where product is handled.

hygiene at work: do not ingest or apply to the skin as such - no smoking - remove contaminated clothing - good personal washing routines should be followed - if at risk of contamination, foods, beverages and other articles of consumption must not be stored or consumed at the work areas.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

container: to be stored in stainless steel drums, preferably under inert atmosphere (nitrogen) with minimum head space, protected from day-light. • take note: the container used during transportation must be considered only as a temporary container and it must not be considered in any case adequate for medium or long term warehousing.

conditions: stored in a dry, aerated place, away from any heat source and ignition source.

temperature: from 5 °C and 20 °C.

Specific end uses

use as odour/flavouring agent - the information of this section are not related to the use of the product in combination with any other material or any other process altering its characteristics.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations