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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures

If inhaled : Move to fresh air. Treat symptomatically. If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of skin contact : Wash off with soap and water. If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of eye contact : Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.

If swallowed : Seek medical advice.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Risks : Causes serious eye irritation.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treatment : Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media : Carbon dioxide (CO2); Dry chemical; Water spray

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Specific hazards during firefighting: None known.

Hazardous combustion products: No hazardous combustion products are known

Advice for firefighters

Special protective equipment for firefighters: Wear an approved positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus in addition to standard fire fighting gear.

Further information : None known.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Personal precautions : Wear appropriate personal protective equipment. Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.

Environmental precautions

Environmental precautions : Avoid release to the environment.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Methods for cleaning up : Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal. 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.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling : Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist. Do not get in eyes. Ensure adequate ventilation. Wash thoroughly after handling.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion: None known.

Hygiene measures : Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers : Keep tightly closed.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls

Engineering measures: Ensure adequate ventilation.

Personal protective equipment

Eye protection : Wear safety glasses with side shields (or goggles). Face-shield; Always wear eye protection when the potential for inadvertent eye contact with the product cannot be excluded.

Hand protection

Remarks : Wear suitable gloves.

Respiratory protection : Use respiratory protection unless adequate local exhaust ventilation is provided or exposure assessment demonstrates that exposures are within recommended exposure guidelines.

Protective measures : Remove respiratory and skin/eye protection only after vapours have been cleared from the area. Ensure that eye flushing systems and safety showers are located close to the working place.

Use personal protective equipment as required.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: None reasonably foreseeable.

Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Hazardous reactions : Stable

Conditions to avoid : None known.

Incompatible materials

Materials to avoid : Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products: Carbon dioxide (CO2), Carbon monoxide

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product : Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.