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First-aid measures

Description of necessary first-aid measures
General advice :
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
First aider needs to protect himself.
Place affected clothing in a sealed bag for subsequent decontamination.
Plan first aid action before beginning work with this product.

Inhalation :
Move to fresh air.
Keep at rest.
Consult a physician if necessary.

Skin contact :
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Wash immediately and thoroughly for a prolonged period (at least 15
minutes).
Get immediate medical advice/ attention.

Eye contact :
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15
minutes.
Remove contact lenses.
Get immediate medical advice/ attention.

Ingestion :
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Rinse mouth with water.
Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media :
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Foam
Multi purpose powder
Water Spray.

Unsuitable extinguishing media :
Water
High volume water jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Specific hazards during firefighting : On combustion, toxic gases are released.

Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters :
Self-contained breathing apparatus (EN 133)
Personal protective equipment comprising: suitable protective gloves, safety
goggles and protective clothing

Specific fire fighting methods :
Avoid release to the environment.
Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

Further information :
Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures :
Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes.
Use personal protective equipment.
Wear suitable protective clothing.
Impervious gloves
Tightly fitting safety goggles

Environmental precautions :
Dam up.
The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil.
Methods for Cleaning or Taking Up
Recovery :
Contain spillage, soak up with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceous earth, vermiculite) and transfer to a container for disposal according to local / national regulations (see section 13).
Allow to solidify.
Pick up and transfer to properly labelled containers.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Decontamination/cleaning :
Wash off with plenty of water.
Recover the cleaning water for subsequent disposal.

Disposal :
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Further accidental release measure:
Material can create slippery conditions.

Handling and storage

Fire and Explosion Protection :
- Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.
- Earth the equipment.
- Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.

Handling:
Technical measures : Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.

Advice on safe handling and usage :
Do not get in eyes or mouth or on skin.
Avoid the formation or spread of mists in the atmosphere.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Storage:
Technical Measures for storage :
Take all necessary measures to avoid accidental discharge of products into drains and waterways due to the rupture of containers or transfer systems.
Storage conditions

Recommended :
Stable under normal conditions
Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
Keep container tightly closed.
Store at room temperature.
Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
Keep away from incompatible materials to be indicated by the manufacturer

Incompatible products :
Acids
Strong oxidizing agents
Never allow product to get in contact with water during storage.

Packaging Measures:
Packaging Measures : Store in original container.
Packaging materials - Recommended : Coated metals., Plastic materials.

Mixed Storage :
Hazardous reactions may occur on contact with certain chemicals. (Refer to the list of incompatible materials section 10: "Stability-Reactivity").

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control measures
Extract at emission point.
Ensure that extracted air cannot be returned to the workplace through the ventilation system.
Provide adequate ventilation.

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection :
Use a respirator with an approved filter if a risk assessment indicates this is
necessary.

Hand protection :
Where there is a risk of contact with hands, use appropriate gloves
Gloves must be inspected prior to use.
The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it.
Please observe the instructions regarding permeability and breakthrough time which are provided by the supplier of the gloves. Also take into consideration the specific local conditions under which the product is used, such as the danger of cuts, abrasion, and the contact time.
Gloves should be discarded and replaced if there is any indication of degradation or chemical breakthrough.

Eye protection :
Safety goggles
In case of contact through splashing: Wear face-shield and protective suit.

Skin and body protection :
Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.
Complete suit protecting against chemicals.
Full protective suit
Footwear protecting against chemicals
Hygiene measures :
Emergency equipment immediately accessible, with instructions for use.
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation
location.
Regular cleaning of equipment, work area and clothing.
Use clean, well-maintained personal protection equipment.
Store personal protection equipment in a clean location away from the work area.
Keep working clothes separately.
Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
Contaminated clothing must never be washed or reused.
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Shower or bathe at the end of working.
When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

Protective measures :
The protective equipment must be selected in accordance with current CEN
standards and in cooperation with the supplier of the protective equipment.
Selection of appropriate personal protective equipment should be based on an
evaluation of the performance characteristics of the protective equipment
relative to the task(s) to be performed, conditions present, duration of use,
and the potential hazards and/or risks that may occur during use.

General advice :
Dam up.
The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil.

Stability and reactivity

10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY
Chemical stability : Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Hazardous reactions : Hazardous polymerisation does not occur

Materials to avoid :
Light metals
Strong oxidizing agents
The aqueous solution is a fairly strong base which reacts with acids.
Strong reducing agents
Strong base
Strong acids

Decomposition products : On combustion or on thermal decomposition (pyrolysis) releases:
nitrogen oxides (NOx).
Nitrosamine
(Carbon oxides (CO + CO2)).

Conditions to avoid : -Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Keep away from flames and sparks.
- Static electricity
- Avoid dust formation

Disposal considerations

Product Disposal
Prohibition : Avoid release to the environment.

Advice on Disposal : Dispose of this material and its container to hazardous or special waste
collection point.

Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Advice on cleaning and disposal of packaging

Advice : Empty the packaging completely prior to disposal.
Reason for waste disposal : Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
Other data : Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.