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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air. Seek medical attention
immediately. If not breathing provide artificial
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with water for 15 minutes. Seek medical attention
Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash with plenty of soap and
water. Seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention immediately. Drink one or two
glasses of water. Do not induce vomiting.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Recommended extinguishing agents: Water, carbon dioxide,
foam and dry powder may be used.

Product arising from burning: Products arising from pyrolysis: Products of combustion may
contain oxides of carbon and nitrogen and water.

Protective equipment: Protective equipment: A self-contained breathing apparatus
should be worn.

Accidental release measures

Handling and storage

Handling: Ensure adequate ventilation. Suitable protective clothing,
gloves, goggles (BS 2092.2), a dust mask (BS 6016) or
respirator should be worn.

Storage: Store at temperature of less than 30 deg C away from strong
oxidising agents, in polyethylene-lined fibre drums.

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: No special precautions.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Other dangers: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for recycling is not possible.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: The antibiotic activity is destroyed at pH less than 1 and
greater than 12.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method. The substance can be disposed of at a
suitable facility. Waste gas treatment to remove nitrogen
oxides should be fitted.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Aqueous waste containing trace amounts of
erythromycylamine, will be sent to the "on-site"
biotreatment facility.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.