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First-aid measures

If inhaled : Remove to fresh air. Get medical attention immediately.
In case of skin contact : Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. If on skin, rinse well with water. Get medical attention immediately if irritation persists.
In case of eye contact : Immediately flush eye(s) with plenty of water. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
If swallowed : Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water. Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water. Get medical attention immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms : Acute dermal irritation/corrosion; Respiratory disorder
Risks : Dangerous amounts can be absorbed through the skin.
Treatment : The first aid procedure should be established in consultation with the doctor responsible for industrial medicine.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media : Alcohol-resistant foam(on small fires); Carbon dioxide (CO2); Dry chemical
Unsuitable extinguishing media : Water spray jet

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

Further information : Do not discharge extinguishing waters into streams, rivers and lakes.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions : Evacuate unnecessary personnel. Avoid all contact with material. Wear suitable protective equipment.

Environmental precautions : Prevent leaks and prevent soil / water pollution caused by leaks.

Methods for cleaning up : 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. Large spills should be collected mechanically (remove by pumping) for disposal.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling : Wear suitable protective equipment. Warn personnel about the dangers of the product. Keep container tightly closed.
Requirements for storage areas and containers : Keep in a dry, cool place.
Advice on common storage : Never allow product to get in contact with water during storage.
Other data : Stable under normal conditions.
Specific use(s) : Antioxidant

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
2810
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
TOXIC LIQUID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol)
Chemical name:
6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol
Language:
English
Labels:
6.1
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
Tunnel restriction code : (C/E)
Environmentally hazardous : yes

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

UN number:
2810
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
TOXIC LIQUID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol)
Chemical name:
6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol
Language:
English
Labels:
6.1
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Tunnel restriction code : (C/E)
Environmentally hazardous : yes

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
2810
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
TOXIC LIQUID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol)
Chemical name:
6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol
Labels:
6.1
Marine pollutant
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
2810
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Toxic liquid, organic, n.o.s.
(6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol)
Chemical name:
6-tert-butyl-2,4-xylenol
Labels:
6.1
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Packing instruction (cargo aircraft): 604
Environmentally hazardous : yes
Packing instruction (passenger aircraft): 603
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters: Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

Engineering measures: Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Personal protective equipment:

Respiratory protection : In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. Respirator with filter for organic vapour
Hand protection : Polyvinyl alcohol or nitrile- butyl-rubber gloves. The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of EU Directive 89/686/EEC and the standard EN 374 derived from it. Before removing gloves clean them with soap and water.

Eye protection : Safety goggles.

Skin and body protection : impervious clothing, Long sleeved clothing.

To protect against splashes from pouring: Rubber or plastic boots. Rubber or plastic apron. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
Discard contaminated shoes.

Hygiene measures : Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Wear suitable gloves and eye/face protection. When using do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash thoroughly after handling. Keep working clothes separately. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.

Protective measures : Ensure that eye flushing systems and safety showers are located close to the working place.

Environmental exposure controls. General advice : Prevent leaks and prevent soil / water pollution caused by leaks.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.
Hazardous reactions : No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Conditions to avoid : Extremes of temperature and direct sunlight.
Materials to avoid : Oxidizing agents, Strong acids and strong bases
Hazardous decomposition products: Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapours. Carbon oxides

Disposal considerations

Product : Dispose of in accordance with the European Directives on waste and hazardous waste.
Contaminated packaging : Empty remaining contents. Dispose of as unused product.