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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

1. Description of first aid measures
First-aid measures general : Call a physician immediately.
First-aid measures after inhalation : Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
First-aid measures after skin contact : Rinse skin with water/shower. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Call a physician immediately.
First-aid measures after eye contact : Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a physician immediately.
First-aid measures after ingestion : Rinse mouth. Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.

2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms/effects after skin contact : Burns.
Symptoms/effects after eye contact : Serious damage to eyes.
Symptoms/effects after ingestion : Burns.

3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

1. Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Water spray. Dry powder. Alcohol resistant foam. Carbon dioxide.

2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous decomposition products in case of fire: Toxic fumes may be released. Carbon oxides (CO, CO2). Nitrogen oxides.

3. Advice for firefighters
Protection during firefighting : Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment. Self-contained breathing apparatus. Complete protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
1.1. For non-emergency personnel
Emergency procedures : Ventilate spillage area. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Do not breathe vapours, mist, gas. Beware of vapors accumulating to form explosive concentrations. Vapours can accumulate in low areas. Avoid ignition sources. Evacuate personnel to a safe area.
1.2. For emergency responders
Protective equipment : Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment.

2. Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment must be avoided.

3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up : Contain and collect spilled material with a antistatic vacuum cleaner and brush wet and put in a container for disposal according to local regulations. Keep in suitable and closed containers for disposal.
Other information : Dispose of materials or solid residues at an authorized site.

Handling and storage

1. Precautions for safe handling
Precautions for safe handling : Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wear personal protective equipment. Do not breathe vapours, mist, gas. No naked flames, sparks, and do not smoke. Prevent the build-up of electrostatic charge.
Hygiene measures : Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Always wash hands after handling the product.

2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Storage conditions : Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Carefully close all opened container and kept upright to prevent leakage.

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) for transported isolated intermediate. Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management system is available at each site. Written confirmation of application of Strictly Controlled Conditions has been received from every Downstream user of the intermediate.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
2735
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
2735
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Proper shipping name and description:
AMINES, LIQUID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S.
UN 2735 AMINES, LIQUID, CORROSIVE, N.O.S., 8, II
Chemical name:
BENZYLAMINE
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
2735
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Amines, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s.
UN 2735 Amines, liquid, corrosive, n.o.s., 8, II
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BENZYLAMINE
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Appropriate engineering controls:
Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Hand protection:
Manipulate with gloves. Gloves have to be controlled before the use. Use a technique of withdrawal of gloves suited to avoid that the skin contacts
the product (i.e. without touching the outside surface of the glove). Throw gloves contaminated after the use according to the current laws and to the
good practices of laboratory. Wash and dry hands. The selected gloves have to satisfy the specifications of the EU Directive 89 / 686 / EEC and in
the standard IN 374 which derives from it.

Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166. Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).

Skin and body protection:
Combination of protection against chemicals. The type of equipment of protection must be selected according to the concentration and to the quantity of the dangerous substance at work.

Respiratory protection:
When risk assessment shows that the breathing apparatus uilisationdes is appropriate, use a full face mask with versatile cartridge (U.S.) or type ABEK (EN 14387). Use of equipment and components tested and approved by NIOSH and CEN (EU).

Environmental exposure controls:
Avoid release to the environment.

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) for transported isolated intermediate. Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management system is available at each site. Written confirmation of application of Strictly Controlled Conditions has been received from every Downstream user of the intermediate.

Stability and reactivity

1. Reactivity
The product is non-reactive under normal conditions of use, storage and transport.

2. Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions.

3. Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known under normal conditions of use.

4. Conditions to avoid
Heat. Open flame. Sparks.

5. Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizers.

6. Hazardous decomposition products
Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods : Dispose of contents/container in accordance with licensed collector’s sorting instructions.

Product/Packaging disposal recommendations : Burn in a chemical incinerator equipped with an afterburner and scrubber but exert extra care in igniting as this material is highly flammable. Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Dispose of contaminated packaging as unused product. Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material.

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