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First-aid measures

REMARK: These Risk Management Measures are applicable to a typical mixture containing 1-5 % CAS 92-09-1 and potassium Hydroxide. The pure substance is not isolated or handled during manufacture and use.

Description of first aid measures

General information:
Immediately remove any clothing/shoes soiled by the product.
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48 hours after the accident.

After inhalation:
Supply fresh air and to be sure call for a doctor.
In case of unconsciousness place patient stably in side position for transportation.

After skin contact:
Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.

After eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.

After swallowing:
Do not induce vomiting; call for medical help immediately.
Drink plenty of water and provide fresh air. Call for a doctor immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
No further relevant information available.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No further relevant information available.

Fire-fighting measures

REMARK: These Risk Management Measures are applicable to a typical mixture containing 1-5 % CAS 92-09-1 and potassium Hydroxide. The pure substance is not isolated or handled during manufacture and use.

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing agents:
Use fire extinguishing methods suitable to surrounding conditions.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Carbon monoxide (CO)
Sulphur dioxide (SO2)
Under certain fire conditions, traces of other toxic gases cannot be excluded.

Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment:
Mouth respiratory protective device.
Do not inhale explosion gases or combustion gases.

Accidental release measures

REMARK: These Risk Management Measures are applicable to a typical mixture containing 1-5 % CAS 92-09-1 and potassium Hydroxide. The pure substance is not isolated or handled during manufacture and use.

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear protective equipment.
Keep unprotected persons away.
Ensure adequate ventilation

Environmental precautions:
Inform respective authorities in case of seepage into water course or sewage system.
Dilute with plenty of water.
Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust). Dispose contaminated material as waste according to section "Disposal condierations"

Ensure adequate ventilation.

Reference to other sections
Refer to sections "Handling and storage", "Exposure conrols/Personal protection", and "Disposal considerations".

Handling and storage

REMARK: These Risk Management Measures are applicable to a typical mixture containing 1-5 % CAS 92-09-1 and potassium Hydroxide. The pure substance is not isolated or handled during manufacture and use.

Precautions for safe handling Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace.

Information about fire - and explosion protection:
No special measures required.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage:
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: Store only in the original receptacle.

Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from metals. Store away from foodstuffs.
Store away from oxidising agents.

Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles. Protect from heat and direct sunlight.
Store under lock and key and out of the reach of children. Recommended storage temperature: 5-30°C

Specific end use(s) No further relevant information available.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1814
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
1814 potassium hydroxide
1814 POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE SOLUTION
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS
Labels:
8
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
Special marking Symbol (fish and tree)

Limited quantites (LQ): 5L
Excepted quantites (EQ): Code: E1
Maximum net qunatity per inner packaging: 30 ml
Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 1000 ml
Transport category 3
Tunnel restriction code E

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

UN number:
UN1814
Shippingopen allclose all
Labels:
8
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN1814
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE SOLUTION, MARINE POLLUTANT
Labels:
8
Marine pollutant
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Special marking Symbol (fish and tree)

Limited quantites (LQ): 5L
Excepted quantites (EQ): Code: E1
Maximum net qunatity per inner packaging: 30 ml
Maximum net quantity per outer packaging: 1000 ml

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN1814
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
POTASSIUM HYDROXIDE SOLUTION
Labels:
8
Remarksopen allclose all

Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Special precautions for user Warning: Corrosive substances.
Danger code (Kemler): 80
EMS Number: F-A,S-B
Segregation groups Alkalis
Stowage Category A
Segregation Code SG35 Stow "separated from" acids.

Exposure controls / personal protection

REMARK: These Risk Management Measures are applicable to a typical mixture containing 1-5 % CAS 92-09-1 and potassium Hydroxide. The pure substance is not isolated or handled during manufacture and use.

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment:
General protective and hygienic measures:
The usual precautionary measures are to be adhered to when handling chemicals.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Do not inhale gases / fumes / aerosols.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

Respiratory protection:
Ensure adequate ventilation

Protection of hands:

Wear protective gloves

Impervious gloves:
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation

Material of gloves:
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
As the product is a preparation of several substances, the resistance of the glove material can not be calculated in advance and has therefore to be checked prior to the application.

Butyl rubber, BR
Nitrile rubber, NBR
Neoprene gloves

Penetration time of glove material
Gove material breakthroug-time layer thickness
Butyl rubber: ≥480 min ≥0,4mm
Nitrile rubber: ≥480 min ≥0,38mm
Neoprene: ≥240 min ≥0,65mm

The exact break trough time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
Eye protection:
Tightly sealed goggles

Body protection:
Protective work clothing

Stability and reactivity

REMARK: These Risk Management Measures are applicable to a typical mixture containing 1-5 % CAS 92-09-1 and potassium Hydroxide. The pure substance is not isolated or handled during manufacture and use.

Reactivity No further relevant information available.

Chemical stability
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Stable at environment temperature.

Possibility of hazardous reactions:
Reacts with acids, alkalis and oxidising agents.

Conditions to avoid:
No further relevant information available.

Incompatible materials:
Under certain fire conditions, traces of other toxic gases cannot be excluded.

Hazardous decomposition products:
Irritant gases/vapours
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Disposal considerations

REMARK: These Risk Management Measures are applicable to a typical mixture containing 1-5 % CAS 92-09-1 and potassium Hydroxide. The pure substance is not isolated or handled during manufacture and use.

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation
Must not be disposed together with household garbage.
Do not allow product to reach sewage system.

Uncleaned packaging
Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.

Recommended cleansing agents:
Water, if necessary together with cleansing agents.