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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:
Inhalation is possible if aerosols, mists, dusts, or smoke form.
Move victims into 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 for at least 15 minutes.
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.
In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

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:
This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential. Damage to health is thus not expected.

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:
In case of fire cool endangered containers with water.
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:
Wear suitable protective clothing.
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.
Do not allow to enter drains (danger of explosion).
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
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).

Handling and storage

Handling:
Precautions for safe handling:
Use permissible in closed systems only. Handle and transfer product in closed systems only (gas displacement device).
Ensure that apparatus and pipelines are free from leaks.
Do not ventilate into the open.
Suitable loading and unloading device required.
Provide good ventilation or extraction.
Observe the rules usually applicable when handling chemicals.
Wear personal protective equipment.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Take precautionary measures against static charges, keep away from sources of ignition.

Storage:
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Keep container tightly closed.
Keep in a well-ventilated place.
Keep in a cool place.
Unsuitable materials: light metals, iron

German storage class:
3 - Flammable liquids

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
1993
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (n-Hexyl chloride)
Chemical name:
n-Hexyl chloride
Language:
English
Class:
3
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
Special Provisions:
ADR: Special provision 640E
RID: Special provision 640E
Remarks:
Tunnel Restriction Code (ADR): (D/E)
orange warning plate: 30/1993

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
1993
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (n-Hexyl chloride)
Chemical name:
n-Hexyl chloride
Language:
English
Class:
3
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
Remarks
ADNR: Special provision 640E

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
1993
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (n-Hexyl chloride)
Chemical name:
n-Hexyl chloride
Class:
3
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-E, S-E
Labels:
3
Marine pollutant
Remarks
UN-Placard: 1993
Marine pollutant
IMDG: IMDG Code segregation group 10 - Liquid halogenated hydrocarbons

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
1993
Proper shipping name and description:
Flammable liquid, n.o.s. (n-Hexyl chloride)
Chemical name:
n-Hexyl chloride
Class:
3
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
Remarks
IATA_C: ERG-Code 3L
IATA_P: ERG-Code 3L

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
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:
Refill and handle product only in closed system.
Leak detection recommended
Minimization of emissions by means of suitable technical measures such as flanges and valves with low leakage rates, recirculation of vapours.
Wastewater can be added to a biological wastewater treatment plant.
Dispose of waste gases in a suitable incineration plant.
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.

Exposure controls:
The substance must be handled under strictly controlled conditions in accordance with Article 17/18 of the REACH Ordinance.

Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection:
Accidental release measures:
In case of dusts/vapours/aerosols being formed or if the limit values like TLV are exceeded:
use respiratory equipment with suitable filter or wear a self contained respiratory apparatus
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection:
Accidental release measures:
Combustion preventative gloves
Glove material: Fluorinated rubber (Viton), Multiple-layer glove (4 h glove)
Material thickness: 0,5 mm
Break through time: > 480 min
Method: DIN EN 374

Eye protection:
Accidental release measures:
safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166

Skin and body protection:
Accidental release measures:
Wear protective clothing, apron.

Hygiene measures:
Do not inhale vapours / aerosols.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Wash off immediately in the event of contact with the skin (rinsing agent: glycol polyethylene 400), rinse off afterwards with copious amounts of water.
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).
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.
Risk assessment and risk monitoring of all work places required.
Health, Safety and Emergency Management System recommended.
Regular safety training is a must.
Written approval necessary in case of non-routine jobs, e.g. maintenance activities.

Stability and reactivity

Hazardous decomposition products: hydrogen chloride

Disposal considerations

Product:
Must, in conformance with local regulations, be subjected to special treatment, e.g. waste incineration plant suitable for materials causing emissions of harmful substances.
Strictly controlled conditions during disposal or treatment to air, wastewater and waste.
Wastewater can be added to a biological wastewater treatment plant.

Uncleaned packaging:
Dispose of as special waste in compliance with local and national regulations.

Waste Key Number:
No waste key number as per the European Waste Types List can be assigned to this product, since such classification is based on the (as yet undetermined) use to which the product is put by the consumer.
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.