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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures

General advice:
First-aid crew: Ensure self-protection.
Move out of dangerous area.
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.

If inhaled:
Move to fresh air.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of skin contact:
Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
Call a physician immediately.

In case of eye contact:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids,for at least 15 minutes.
Consult a physician.

If swallowed:
Rinse mouth with water.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:
Dry sodium chloride
Limestone powder

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
Water
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Foam

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Specific hazards during fire fighting:
May form toxic gases on heating or in case of fire.

Advice for firefighters

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information:
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Be aware of a dangerous reaction with water, if the container is ruptured.
Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Personal precautions:
Use personal protective equipment.
Remove all sources of ignition.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Avoid dust formation.
Reacts with water or steam liberating hydrogen and heat.
Formation of hydrogen/air mixtures which can ignite instanta-neously on hot surfaces, sparks or open flames.

Environmental precautions

Environmental precautions:
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Should not be released into the environment.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

Methods for cleaning up:
Never allow contact with water.
Cover spilled material with limestone powder.
Use mechanical handling equipment.
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Advice on safe handling:
Protect from moisture.
Do not breathe dust.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Have eye wash bottle or eye rinse ready at the work place.
Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Take precautions against dust explosion.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Further information on stor-age conditions:

The pressure in sealed containers can increase under the influence of heat.
Storage temperature:
< 35 °C
Exposure to moisture.:
Keep in a dry, cool place.

Specific end uses

Specific use(s):
Reducing agents, Reagent for organic synthesis.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
1410
Proper shipping name and description:
LITHIUM ALUMINIUM HYDRIDE
Chemical name:
Lithium tetrahydridoaluminate
Language:
English
Class:
4.3
Classification code:
W2
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
4.3
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
1410
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
4.3
Classification code:
W2
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
4.3
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
1410
Proper shipping name and description:
LITHIUM ALUMINIUM HYDRIDE
Chemical name:
Lithium tetrahydridoaluminate
Class:
4.3
Packaging group:
I
EmS code:
EmS Number 1:
F-G
EmS Number 2:
S-M
Labels:
4.3
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
1410
Proper shipping name and description:
LITHIUM ALUMINIUM HYDRIDE
Chemical name:
Lithium tetrahydridoaluminate
Class:
4.3
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
4.3
Remarksopen allclose all

Additional transport information

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Packing instruction (cargo aircraft):
487
IATA_C
Environmentally hazardous:
no
IATA_P
UN number:
1410
Class:
4.3
Not permitted for transport
IATA_P
Environmentally hazardous:
no

Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
Engineering measures
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
Dust must be extracted directly at the point of origin.
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Never allow water to come into contact with the product.
Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection:
Recommended Filter type:
Half mask with a particle filter P2 (EN 143).
Hand protection:
Flame retardant gloves
Protective gloves complying with EN 374.
The exact break through time can be obtained from the pro-tective glove producer and this has to be observed.
Protective gloves have to be replaced at the first sign of dete-rioration.
Eye protection:
Eye protection (EN 166)
Tightly fitting safety goggles
Skin and body protection:
Flame retardant, antistatic and chemical resistant protective clothing
Hygiene measures:
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Do not breathe dust.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Protective measures:
Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and safety shower.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Environmental exposure controls
General advice:
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Should not be released into the environment.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions., Decomposes on heating.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Hazardous reactions:
Risk of dust explosion.
Releases flammable gases on contact with water.

Conditions to avoid

Conditions to avoid:
Protect from moisture.
Protect from frost, heat and sunlight.
Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
Avoid dust formation.

Incompatible materials

Materials to avoid:
Water Carbon dioxide (CO2) hydrogen halides Alcohols Acids Other protic substances.

Hazardous decomposition products

Risk of decomposition.:
Decomposes in contact with water.
Lithium hydroxide
Hydrogen

Thermal decomposition:
>125 °C
To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Product:
If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.
Contaminated packaging:
Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recov-ery/recycling.

Waste Code:
Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.