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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:

General advice
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Inhalation
Remove fresh air. Oxygen, if needed.
Skin contact
Wash off immediately with plenty of water.
Eye contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.
Ingestion
In case of of spontaneous vomiting, hold person's head low to prevent inhalation into the wind-pipe. Rinse moth. If conscious, drink plenty of water.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Lung: irritation causes vomiting
Eyes: conjunctivitis
Skin: irritation, sensitization
Oral: symptoms of overexposure may be headache, dizziness, tiredness, nausea and vomiting.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Water spray jet
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Foam

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Exposure to decomposition products may be a hazard to health.
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.
Nitrogen oxides ( NOx)
Carbon monoxide
Sulphur oxides

Special protective equipment for firefighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Use personal protective equipment.

Additional advice:
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Prevent fire extinguishing water from contaminating surface water or the ground water system.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Keep people away from and upwind of spill/leak.
Exposure controls

Environmental precautions:
Must not get into the soil, sewerage systems and surface water. In the event of contamination, notify the responsible authorities.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, saw-dust).
Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations".


Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling:
Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.
Handle and open container with care.
Exposure controls
Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the ap-plication area.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Ensure that eye flushing systems and safety showers are located close to the working place.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
Avoid overheating.


Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Store at room temperature in the original container.
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Containers of polyethylene, polypropylene, stove-enamelled steel.
Use PTFE seals.

Further information on stor-age conditions:
Store in accordance with the particular national regulations.

Advice on common storage:
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
Keep away from oxidizing agents and strongly acid or alkaline materials.



Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN number: 1760
(Ammoniumthiolaktat)
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN number: 1760
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Description of the goods: CORROSIVE LIQUID, N.O.S.
(ammonium thiolactate)
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN number : 1760
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Description of the goods: Corrosive liquid, n.o.s.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures
Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.

Occupational exposure controls

Personal protective equipment
a) Respiratory protection
No personal respiratory protective equipment normally re-quired.
gas filter type A
In the case of insufficient exhaustion/ventilation, suitable respiratory equipment should be used.
Follow the instructions for use issued by the producer.
b) Hand protection
Protective gloves
Nitrile latex / Layer thickness 0,4 mm / Break through time > 480 min (level 6) / EN 374
Polychloroprene / Layer thickness 0,5 - 0,7 mm / Break through time > 480 min (level 6) / EN 374-3
General recommendation: the usage time for protective gloves is approx. 50% of the breakthrough time measured in the laboratory.
c) Eye protection
Wear eye/face protection.
Tightly fitting safety goggles
d) Skin and body protection
Wear closed work/protective clothing. When filling and refilling outside a closed system, additionally put on aprons made of polyethylene (PE).
e) Hygiene measures
General industrial hygiene practice.
Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes.
Keep working clothes separately.
Regular cleaning of equipment, work area and clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
Preventive skin protection
Exposure controls
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.

Environmental exposure controls
General advice
Must not get into the soil, sewerage systems and surface water. In the event of contamination, notify the responsible authorities.

Stability and reactivity

Incompatible materials to avoid
During the reaction with strong bases ammonia will be released.
Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Recommendations for the product
Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.
Avoid release to the environment.
This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

Recommendations for packing
This material and its container must be disposed of as hazardous waste.

Recommended cleaning agent
Water

Waste Code
16 05 08 : discarded organic chemicals consisting of or containing dangerous substances.

Additional advice
The allocation of waste key numbers must be conducted according to specific industrial sectors and processes.
Above-mentioned waste code number is valid for the unused product.
Obtain approval of the relevant authorities before discharging into a sewage treatment plant.

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