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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:
General advice : Move out of dangerous area. Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.

If inhaled : Move to fresh air. Make the victim blow his nose. Seek medical advice immediately.

In case of skin contact : Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice immediately.

In case of eye contact : Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice immediately.

If swallowed : Do NOT induce vomiting. Make the victim rinse his mouth with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Symptoms :
Burns.
IN ALL CASES, ALERT A PHYSICIAN IMMEDIATLY.
Irritations.
Coughing, dyspnea (respiratory disorders).
Lachrymator.

Hazards : Risk of pulmonary oedema.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment : No data available Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media : All means (e.g. water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical extinguisher).
Unsuitable extinguishing media : Strong water jet.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
In case of fire, the product may emit toxic and/or irritating fumes.
Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation:
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
Hydrogen bromide (HBr)
Possible explosive mixtures (vapors heavier than air).

Advice for firefighters: Special protective equipment for firefighters: Use self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information : Avoid discharging extinguishing water in the environment. Use extinguishing
measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding
environment.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Insulating breathing apparatus and anti-acid chemical suit. Anti-acid gloves, boots and work clothes.
Environmental precautions:
Avoid any spreading of the product.
Protect sewage.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
General advice : Take up with absorbent material (eg sand, kieselguhr, universal binder) Sweep and shovel the solid product into a container specially adapted for its recovery or destroying (avoiding dust formation). Close and label thoroughly.
Cleaning of contaminated zone : After cleaning up the product, rinse the polluted area with water.
Elimination of recovered materials : Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal company.

Reference to other sections:
Additional advice: Evacuation of area and intervention of special services.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:

Advice on safe handling (industrial scale): Local ventilation and emission point fume extraction. Enclosed transfer
strongly recommended. Work in a defined area with restricted access
recommended.
Take precautionary measures against electrostatic loading. Earth vessels and
equipment well.

Advice on safe handling (laboratory scale): Handling in a fume cupboard. Work in a defined area with restricted access recommended.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

Requirements for storage areas and containers: Keep in a well-ventilated place.

Advice on common storage : Do not store with strong oxidizing agents.

Further information on storage conditions: Keep in a well closed container, away from moisture and light. Keep this
product and its packaging in workshops and laboratories only for the time
needed to use it. Provide for a retention basin.

Storage temperature : Recommended storage temperature: +2°C to +8°C.
Recommended packaging materials: Glass, polyethylene, polypropylene.

Sensitivity
Light : The product is sensitive to light.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters:
Occupational Exposure Limits:
Sanofi hazard bands-Hygiene : OEB 4 Cor (default)

Exposure controls:
Personal protective equipment
(IMPORTANT: to be adapted following the workplace risk assessment.)
Special recommendations : Corrosive compound: avoid any contact with skin and eyes.
Industrial workplace
Respiratory protection : Anti-acid air-supplied hood.
Hand protection : Suitable anti-acid gloves.

Glove material : Viton (R)
Layer thickness : 0,7 mm
Break through time: > 10 min

Eye/face protection : See respiratory protection.
Body Protection : Anti-acid boots and suit.
Hygiene measures : Shower recommended.
Laboratory
Respiratory protection : Handling in a fume cupboard with protective screen.
Hand protection : Suitable anti-acid gloves.
Eye/face protection : Safety glasses.
Body Protection : Dedicated working clothes recommended.
Hygiene measures : Wash hands.

Stability and reactivity

Safety remarks : Highly flammable.

Keep away from sources of ignition --- No smoking.

Reactivity : No data available
Chemical stability : No data available
Possibility of hazardous reactions: No data available
Conditions to avoid : Exposure to light. Avoid strong heating.
Incompatible materials : Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous decomposition products: Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide,Hydrogen bromide (HBr)
Sanofi hazard bands-Safety : SHB 3 (preliminary)

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods:
Product : Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service. Incineration in accordance with laws.

Uncleaned empty packaging : Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service. Incineration in accordance with laws.