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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Seek immediate medical attention.  If inhaled, remove to

fresh air.  If not breathing, give artifical respiration. If

breathing is difficult, give oxygen.

Emergency measure - Eyes: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of

water for at least 15 minutes.  Seek medical attention

immediately if irritation persists.

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water.  Seek medical attention if

irritation develops and persists.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention if symptoms appear.  Do NOT induce

vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel.

Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Carbon dioxide or water.

Product arising from burning: Oxides of carbon and nitrogen.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: No special equipment is recommended.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Spilled material can be scooped up and placed in

polypropylene bags prior to disposal.  Personnel involved in

the clean up should wear protective suits.

Handling and storage

Handling: Workers should wear an airline hood, chemical gloves and

sleevelets all of which are plant standard.

Storage: Temperature 16-20°C.  Light, normal ambient.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Flexible intermediate bulk container with a polypropylene

interior which can hold up to 810lb.  The monoaldehyde is

pre-subdivided into batches of 466kg.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: Transport in sealed, correctly labelled containers and
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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None known.

Chemical reaction with water: Not water reactive.

Dust explosion: None known.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The material is completely used up in the reaction and hence

no recycling or recovery is possible.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Incineration (660) is the recommended method of disposal.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not applicable,  the substance will not enter the public