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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: If exposed to the vapour, move to area of fresh air and seek
medical advice if signs of discomfort.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15
minutes. Seek medical advice immediately.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and
wash before re-use. Seek medical advice if signs of
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Dry chemical, carbon dioxide, foams or water spray

Product arising from burning: oxides of carbon

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Suitable for protection against irritating substances, to
include face mask, neoprene gloves, breathing apparatus and

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Absorb the substance onto suitable materials and dispose of
as chemical waste in suitable labelled containers. Personal
protective equipment should be used as recommended when
handling the substance.

The area can be washed with water, but care should be taken
to avoid run-off into non-controlled drainage systems or
water courses.

Handling and storage

Handling: Personal protective equipment should be provided to prevent
unnecessary contact with skin, eyes or in enclosed spaces,
by inhalation of vapour.

Storage: Store dry under ambient conditions. No special precautions.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Typically packed in plastic/steel composite drums, up to 200
litres, to meet UN packaging code 6HA1.

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 code: UN number 1993.
Transport: Hazardous liquid, nos.

Flammable due to solvent present.

Packing group II, primary hazard class 3.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported

Chemical reaction with water: Rapid hydrolysis to form the pre-curser acid form.

Dust explosion: Not applicable.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance is consumed during use and there is not a
possibility of recycling the substance.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not known

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: The substance does not appear to biodegrade and has the
potential to accumulate in the environment. Controlled
discharge is not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: This is the recommended method of disposal.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance will be adsorbed onto solid organic materials,
but this is not a recommended method of disposal.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - other: Landfill of low level waste is possible, as permitted by
local regulations.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not applicable to the general public.