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First-aid measures

Never attempt to induce vomiting. Do not attempt to give any solid or liquid by mouth if the
exposed subject is unconscious or semi-conscious. Wash out the mouth with water. If the
exposed subject is fully conscious, give plenty of water to drink. Obtain medical attention.

Using appropriate personal protective equipment, move exposed subject to fresh air. If breathing
is difficult or ceases, ensure and maintain ventilation. Give oxygen as appropriate. The exposed
subject should be kept warm and at rest. Obtain medical attention in cases of known or possible
over exposure, or with symptoms including chest pain, difficulty breathing, loss of consciousness
or other adverse effects, which may be delayed.

Skin Contact:
Using appropriate personal protective equipment, remove contaminated clothing and flush
exposed area with large amounts of water. Obtain medical attention if skin reaction occurs, which
may be immediate or delayed.

Eye Contact:
Wash immediately with clean and gently flowing water. Continue for at least 15 minutes. Obtain
medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Fire and Explosion Hazards
This material is combustible. Fire and explosions might result if vapours are allowed to accumulate in the vicinity of a source of ignition.

Suitable Extinguishing Media:
Carbon dioxide, dry powder or foam extinguishers are recommended. Do not use water extinguishers. Water jets may intensify the fire or be ineffective.

Special Protective Equipment and Precautions for Firefighters
Since toxic, corrosive or flammable vapours might be evolved from fires involving this material, self contained breathing apparatus and full protective equipment are recommended for firefighters. Move containers from the fire area if possible without increased personal risk. If possible, contain and collect firefighting water for later disposal.

Specific Hazards arising from the Material
Toxic, corrosive or flammable thermal decomposition products are expected when the material is exposed to fire.

Accidental release measures

Personal Precautions:
Stop leak and eliminate all sources of ignition (no smoking, sparks or flames). Fence or cordon the affected area and do not allow individuals to touch or walk through the spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Wear protective clothing and equipment consistent with
the degree of hazard.

Environmental Precautions
Prevent entry into waterways, sewers, surface drainage systems and poorly ventilated areas.

Clean-up methods
Spread an inert absorbent on the spill and place in a suitable, properly labelled container for recovery or disposal.

Decontamination Procedures
No specific decontamination or detoxification procedures have been identified for this material.
Consider use of water, detergent solutions, or other soluble solvents for clean-up and decontamination operations.

Handling and storage

General Requirements
Assess all operations involving this material for potential fire and explosion risks and take suitable precautions based on the guidance provided.
Depending upon the scale of operation, use of appropriate exhaust ventilation is recommended to provide routine control of fire and explosion
hazards during handling of this material. Ensure that any area in which this material is handled has sufficient ventilation to avoid the build up of
vapour and to control employee potential exposure to volatiles below National Occupational Exposure Limit

Ignition Controls
Bond and earth (ground) all plant and equipment to ensure that no isolated conductors are present. Isolated conductors can accumulate sufficient electrostatic charge to produce discharges of many hundreds of milli-Joules. Bond and earth (ground) all plant and equipment to ensure that
no isolated conductors are present. Isolated conductors can accumulate sufficient electrostatic charge to produce discharges of many hundreds of milli-Joules. Keep this material away from all forms of ignition such as open flames, mechanical sparks, frictional heat and hot surfaces.

Conditions for Safe Storage
eep material in sealed containers in a cool, well-ventilated area away from sources of ignition.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure Controls
An Exposure Control Approach (ECA) is established for operations involving this material based
upon the OEL/Occupational Hazard Category and the outcome of a site- or operation-specific risk
assessment. Refer to the Exposure Control Matrix for more information about how ECA's are
assigned and how to interpret them.

Open handling should be limited to small quantities. Consider use of enclosures.

Local exhaust ventilation (LEV) should be applied at the source to capture contaminants from open or semi-enclosed operations.

Entry to the working area should be controlled.

Personal Protective Equipment

Eye Protection: Wear approved safety glasses with side shields or cover goggles if eye contact is possible.

The selection of gloves for a specific activity must be based on the material's properties and on
possible permeation and degradation that may occur under the circumstances of use. Glove
selection must take into account any solvents and other hazards present. Potential allergic
reactions can occur with certain glove materials (e.g. Latex) and therefore these should be
avoided. Care must be exercised if insufficient data are available and further guidance should be
sought from your local EHS department.

If respiratory protective equipment (RPE) is used, the type of RPE will depend upon air concentrations present, required protection factor as well as
hazards, physical properties andwarning properties of substances present. Follow local regulations for respirator use in the workplace.

An eye wash station should be available.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to Avoid
Avoid direct sunlight, conditions that might generate heat and sources of ignition.

Disposal considerations

Disposal Recommendations
Collect for recycling or recovery if possible. The recommended method of disposal is incineration.
Wherever possible, disposal should be in an on-site licenced chemical incinerator, if allowed by
the incinerator licence or permit. If no on-site incinerator is available, dispose of material in a
licenced commercial chemical incinerator.
Regulatory Requirements
Observe all local and national regulations when disposing of this material.

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