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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Pay attention to self-protection.
Remove victims from hazardous area. Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance. Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.
Do not leave victims unattended.
If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

Inhalation
Potential for exposure by inhalation if aerosols or mists are generated.
After inhalation move subject to fresh air.
With labored breathing: Provide with oxygen. Consult a doctor.
If the casualty is not breathing: Perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, notify emergency physician immediately.

Skin contact
Wash off affected area immediately with plenty of water.
Continue decontamination with polyethylene glycol 400 after initial rinsing with water and then wash with water and soap.
If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

Eye contact
With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.
Consult an ophthalmologist immediately if the symptoms persist.

Ingestion
Rinse out mouth.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Consult a physician immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
The initial focus is only on the local action, possibly characterized by a progressive tissue irritation.
Coughing is a symptom of a respiratory tract irritation after inhalation of aerosols or mists from caustic liquids.
In the eye, irritating liquids cause, depending on the intensity of exposure, irritation of the conjunctiva and, in exceptional cases, damage to the cornea.
There is a danger of blindness if corneas are damaged!
Superficial irritations and only infrequent damage with ulcerations develop on the skin.
An irritation of the mucous membranes may develop and lead to coughing after inhalation.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.

Unsuitable extinguishing media
high volume water jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous fumes in fires, specific to the product:
hydrochloric acid
Under certain fire conditions, traces of other toxic products may occur.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
In case of fire: full protective suit and wear a self contained respiratory apparatus

Advice for firefighters
Water used to extinguish fire should not enter drainage systems, soil, or stretches of water Ensure there are sufficient retaining facilities for water used to extinguish fire. Contaminated fire-extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.
Fire residues should be disposed of in accordance with the regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Wear personal protective equipment

Environmental precautions
Prevent product from entering drains.
Do not allow entrance in sewage water, soil or stretches of water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).
Fill into marked, sealable containers.
Suitable binder: universal absorbent, absorbent for liquids

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Observe the rules usually applicable when handling chemicals.
Wear personal protective equipment
Avoid residues of the product on the containers.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.

Storage
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Store in the original receptacle, keeping this tightly sealed, under cool and dry conditions.
Unsuitable materials: light metals, iron

Further information
In order to ensure due transportation, make certain that stacks are of the correct height, containers are securely fastened so as not to fall off, and labelled according to the regulations.

German storage class
Combustible / non-combustible liquids and solids not assigned to other storage classes.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (1,6-Dichlorohexane)
Chemical name:
1,6-DICHLOROHEXANE
Language:
English
Labels:
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (1,6-Dichlorohexane)
Chemical name:
1,6-DICHLOROHEXANE
Language:
English
Labels:
9
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (1,6-Dichlorohexane)
Chemical name:
1,6-DICHLOROHEXANE
Labels:
9
Marine pollutant
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
3082
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S. (1,6-Dichlorohexane)
Chemical name:
1,6-DICHLOROHEXANE
Labels:
9
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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
IATA_C: ERG-Code 9L
IATA_P: ERG-Code 9L
IMDG: IMDG Code segregation group 10 - Liquid halogenated hydrocarbons

Combination traffic: Labelling of containers / shipping units following main product run as per sea or air transport regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Engineering measures
Provide adequate ventilation.

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection
If workplace exposure limit is exeeded apply respirator with ABEK-P2 combination filter or wear respirator independent of surrounding air.
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection
Applies to handling for brief periods or of small amounts
Glove material Nitrile, for example:, Dermatril P 743
Material thickness: 0,2 mm
Method: DIN EN 374
Applies to handling for longer periods or of large amounts
Glove material: Nitrile/Chloroprene, for example:, Nitopren 717
Material thickness: 0,65 mm
Method: DIN EN 374

Eye protection
safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166

Skin and body protection
suitable protective clothing
Use disposable clothing if appropriate.

Hygiene measures
Avoid contact with skin.
No eating, drinking, smoking, or snuffing tobacco at work. Wash face and/or hands before break and end of work.
Take off clothing and shoes contaminated with product. Clean before reuse.

Protective measures
The personal protective equipment used must meet the requirements of directive 89/686/EEC and amendments (CE certification).

Stability and reactivity

Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products hydrogen chloride

Disposal considerations

Product
With respect to local regulations, e.g. dispose of to suitable waste incineration plant.
Pack and label wastes like the pure substance. Do not detach label from the delivery containers prior to disposal.

Uncleaned packaging
Do not reuse empty containers and dispose of in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.

Waste Key Number
The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.