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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information
Remove contaminated, soaked clothing immediately and dispose of safely. Adhere to personal protective measures when giving first aid. Clean body thoroughly (bath, shower). In any case show the physician
the Safety Data Sheet.

After inhalation
Ensure supply of fresh air. Remove affected person from danger area. Seek medical advice immediately.

After skin contact
Wash off immediately with soap and water. Seek medical advice immediately.

After eye contact
Separate eyelids, wash the eyes thoroughly with water (15 min.). Seek medical advice immediately.

After ingestion
Call in a physician immediately and show him the Safety Data Sheet. Rinse out mouth and give plenty of water to drink. Do not induce vomiting - aspiration hazard.

Adhere to personal protective measures when giving first aid
First aider: Pay attention to self-protection!

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Until now no symptoms known so far.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Hints for the physician / hazards
In the case of swallowing with subsequent vomiting, aspiration of the lungs can occur which can lead to chemical pneumonia or asphyxiation.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemical extinguisher, Water spray jet

Non suitable extinguishing media
Full water jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
In case of combustion evolution of dangerous gases possible. In the event of fire the following can be released: Carbon monoxide (CO); Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for fire-fighting
Do not inhale explosion and/or combustion gases. In case of combustion use a suitable breathing apparatus. Wear full protective suit.

Other information
Collect contaminated fire-fighting water separately, must not be discharged into the drains. Fire residues and contaminated fire-fighting water must be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations. Cool
endangered containers with water spray jet.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Keep away sources of ignition. Ensure adequate ventilation. Use breathing apparatus if exposed to vapours/dust/aerosol. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Use personal protective clothing. Refer
to protective measures listed in Sections "Handling and Storage" and "Exposure controls/personal protection"

Environmental precautions
Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater. Do not discharge into the subsoil/soil. Retain and dispose of contaminated wash water. In case of gas escape or of entry into waterways, soil
or drains, inform the responsible authorities.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Pick up mechanically. Avoid raising dust. Clean contaminated floors and objects thoroughly, observing environmental regulations. Dispose of absorbed material in accordance with the regulations.

Reference to other sections
Refer to protective measures listed in Sections "Handling and Storage" and "Exposure controls/personal protection"

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling
Avoid dust formation. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. If workplace limits are exceeded, a respiratory protection approved for this particular job must be worn. Keep container tightly
closed. Smoking, eating and drinking shall be prohibited in application area.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Keep away from sources of heat and ignition. No smoking. Take precautionary measures against static discharge.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Recommended storage temperature
Value > 15 < 25 °C

Storage stability
Storage time: 24 months

Requirements for storage rooms and vessels
Keep in original packaging, tightly closed. Storage rooms must be properly ventilated. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Provide solvent-resistant and
impermeable floor.

Hints on storage assembly
Do not store together with foodstuffs. Do not store with strong oxidizing agents.

Storage class according to TRGS 510
Further information on storage conditions
Keep container tightly closed and in a well-ventilated place. Store in a dark and dry place.

Specific end use(s)
UV-filter; Chemical synthesis, intermediate

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Non-dangerous goods
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

Shipping information
Chemical name:
4-methylbenzophenone
Language:
English
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
The product does not constitute a hazardous substance in Inland waterway transport.

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Non-dangerous goods
Shipping information
Chemical name:
4-methylbenzophenone
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
The product does not constitute a hazardous substance in sea transport.

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
Non-dangerous goods
Shipping information
Chemical name:
4-methylbenzophenone
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
The product does not constitute a hazardous substance in air transport.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters
Other information
There are not known any further control parameters.

Exposure controls
General protective and hygiene measures
Do not smoke during work time. Hold emergency shower available. Hold eye wash fountain available. Do not inhale gases/vapours/aerosols. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not eat or drink during work
time. Storage of foodstuffs in work rooms is forbidden. Wash hands before breaks and after work.

Respiratory protection
In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. Short term: filter apparatus, Filter A/P2

Hand protection
Chemical resistant gloves
Appropriate Material: nitrile
Material thickness: 0,4 mm
Breakthrough time: > 480 min

Eye protection
Safety glasses with side protection shield

Body protection
Clothing as usual in the chemical industry. Fire-resistant antistatic protective clothing

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
No hazardous reactions when stored and handled according to prescribed instructions.

Chemical stability
No hazardous reactions known.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
No hazardous reactions known.

Conditions to avoid
No hazardous reactions known.

Thermal decomposition
Remarks: not determined

Incompatible materials
None known

Hazardous decomposition products
Toxic gases/vapours, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Disposal recommendations for the product
Allocation of a waste code number, according to the European Waste Catalogue (EWC), should be carried out in agreement with the regional waste disposal company.

Disposal recommendations for packaging
Packaging that cannot be cleaned should be disposed off in agreement with the regional waste disposal company.

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