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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:

General advice :
First Aid responders should pay attention to self-protection and use the recommended protective clothing
Move out of dangerous area.
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Keep warm and in a quiet place.

If inhaled :
Provide fresh air.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
Keep the victim calm and in a semi-upright position.
Call a physician immediately.

In case of skin contact :
Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
Call a physician immediately.

In case of eye contact :
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Call a physician immediately.

If swallowed :
Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Call a physician immediately.


Treatment :
Treat symptomatically.
For specialist advice physicians should contact the Poisons Information Service.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media :
Alcohol-resistant foam
Water spray

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
-

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Specific hazards during firefighting:
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.
Carbon monoxide
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Hydrogenchloride (HCl)


Advice for firefighters

Special protective equipment for firefighters:
Wear full protective clothing and self-contained breathing apparatus.

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: Wear personal protective equipment
Environmental precautions: Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods for cleaning up: Take up with suitable equipment and if necessary collect in closed containers. Avoid raising dust. Clean contaminated floors and objects thoroughly, observing environmental regulations. Dispose of material in accordance with the regulations. Containers in which spilt substance has been collected must be adequately labelled.

Handling and storage

Safe handling advice: Take care for sufficient ventilation and/or air-suction in the working area. Prevent formation of aerosol. Have eye wash bottle or eye rinse ready at the work place.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Apply usual procedures of preventive fire protection requirements.

Requirements for storage areas and containers: Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Protect from humidity and water.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3261
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive solid, acidic, organic n.o.s. (2,6-dichlorobenzyl chloride)
Chemical name:
2,6-Dichlorobenzyl chloride
Language:
English
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
3261
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive solid, acidic, organic n.o.s. (2,6-dichlorobenzyl chloride)
Chemical name:
2,6-dichlorobenzyl chloride
Language:
English
Labels:
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3261
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive solid, acidic, organic n.o.s. (2,6-dichlorobenzyl chloride)
Chemical name:
2,6-dichlorobenzyl chloride
Labels:
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3261
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive solid, acidic, organic n.o.s. (2,6-dichlorobenzyl chloride)
Chemical name:
2,6-dichlorobenzyl chloride
Labels:
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment:
- Respiratory protection: Use breathing apparatus in case of insufficient ventilation. Recommended particle filter P2
- Hand protection: PVC gloves, gloves of nitrile rubber
- Eye protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles
- Skin and body protection: chemical protective clothing
- Hygiene measures: Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Keep away from food, beverages and animal feeding stuffs. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of the workday. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Do not inhale damp air and/or aerosol.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: Protect from moisture
Materials to avoid: Water
Hazardous decomposition products: Reaction with water under generation of HCl

Disposal considerations

Product: Dispose of in compliance with local regulations.
Contaminated packaging: Dispose like unused product