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First-aid measures

4.1. Description of first aid measures

Remove victim out of the danger area.

When in doubt or if symptoms are observed, get medical advice.

After inhalation:

Provide fresh air.

Following skin contact:

Subsequently wash off with:       Water.

After eye contact:

Rinse immediately carefully and thoroughly with eye-bath or water.

After ingestion:

Rinse mouth thoroughly with water.

Let water be drunk in little sips (dilution effect).

4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Skin irritation.

Eye Irritation.

4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1. Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:

Water spray jet.

Dry extinguishing powder.

Foam.

Carbon dioxide (CO2).

Unsuitable extinguishing media:

Strong water jet.

5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Hazardous combustion products:

Heating may cause a fire.

Carbon monoxide (CO).

Carbon dioxide (CO2).

Nitrogen oxides (NOx).

5.3. Advice for firefighters

Special protective equipment for firefighters:

Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical protective clothing.

Additional information:

Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. Do not allow to enter drains or surface water.

Accidental release measures

6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

For non-emergency personnel:

Personal protection equipment: see section 8.

For emergency responders:

Personal protection equipment: see section 8.

6.2. Environmental precautions

Cover drains.

Do not allow to enter into soil/subsoil.

Do not allow to enter into surface water or drains.

Retain contaminated washing water and dispose it.

Ensure waste is collected and contained.

In case of entry into waterways, soil or drains, inform the responsible authorities.

6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

For containment:

Cover drains.

For cleaning up:

Absorb with liquid-binding material ( e.g. sand, diatomaceous earth or universal binding agents).

Collect in closed and suitable containers for disposal.

Wash with plenty of water.

6.4. Reference to other sections

Safe handling: see section 7.

Disposal: see section 13.

Handling and storage

7.1. Precautions for safe handling

Protective measures:

Use only in well-ventilated areas.

If local exhaust ventilation is not possible or not sufficient, the entire working area must be ventilated by technical means.

Personal protection equipment: see section 8.

Fire prevention measures:

No special fire protection measures are necessary.

Advices on general occupational hygiene:

When using do not eat, drink, smoke, sniff.

Wash hands before breaks and after work.

Used working clothes should not be worn outside the work area.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Technical measures and storage conditions:

Requirements for storage rooms and vessels:

Suitable container/equipment material:

Stainless steel.

Polyethylene (PE).

Unsuitable container/equipment material:

Iron.

Aluminium.

Suitable floor material:

The floor should be leak tight, jointless and not absorbent.

Alkali-resistant.

Fire prevention measures:

No special fire protection measures are necessary.

Hints on joint storage:

Do not store together with:       Light metals,Strong oxidising agents,Strong acid.

Further information on storage conditions:

Recommended storage temperature:       At room temperature.

7.3. Specific end use(s)

Identified use: see section 1.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

8.1. Control parameters

Occupational exposure limit values

No data available.

PNEC-values

No data available.

DNEL-values

No data available.

8.2. Exposure controls

Appropriate engineering controls:

See chapter 7. No additional measures necessary.

Personal protective equipment:

Eye/face protection:

Goggles       (DIN 166).

Skin protection:

Hand protection:

Chemical resistant protective gloves       (DIN EN 374).

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Suitable material: Butyl caoutchouc (butyl rubber) By long-term hand contact

Suitable material: NBR (nitrile rubber) By long-term hand contact

Suitable material: PVC (polyvinyl chloride) By long-term hand contact

Body protection:

Wearing of fully sealed work clothing is recommended.

Chemical protection clothing (DIN EN 943-1).

Chemical resistant safety shoes.

Respiratory protection:

Respiratory protection necessary at:

Exposure limit overshoot.

Insufficient ventilation.

Handling larger quantities.

Manifestation of side effects: respiratory irritation, nausea, discomfort.

Suitable respiratory protection apparatus:

Full/half-face mask (DIN EN 136/DIN EN 140) with filter type (DIN EN 14387):       A2P2.

Stability and reactivity

10.1. Reactivity

No hazardous reactions if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Corrosive to metals:       Aluminium.

10.2. Chemical stability

The product is stable if stored as prescribed/indicated.

10.3. Possibility of hazardous reactions

No hazardous reaction when stored and handled according to instruction.

10.4. Conditions to avoid

Decompostion takes place from temperatures above:       150 °C

See section 7.

10.5. Incompatible materials

Materials to avoid:       Light metals,Strong oxidising agents,Strong acid.

10.6. Hazardous decomposition products

No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Disposal considerations

13.1. Waste treatment methods

Appropriate disposal / Product

Send to authorised disposal plants or for incineration under controlled conditions. In so doing, comply with the local and national regulations currently in force.

Appropriate disposal / Package

Contaminated packages must be completely emptied and can be re-used following proper cleaning.

Packaging which cannot be cleaned should be disposed of as the product contents.