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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Immediately remove substance contaminated clothes and wash affected skin areas with soap and water.
In the case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.

Eye contact:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Call a physician immediately.

Skin contact:
Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Rinse skin with water/shower.
Call a physician immediately.

Ingestion:
Immediate medical attention is required. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Rinse mouth with water.
Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water.
Do not induce vomiting without medical advice.
Call a physician or Poison Control Centre immediately.

Inhalation:
Immediate medical attention is required.
Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration.
Consult a physician.

Protection of First-aiders:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.

Notes to physician:
Treat symptomatically. May cause respiratory arrest.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable Extinguishing Media:
Use: Water spray. Carbon dioxide (CO2). Foam. Dry chemical.

Specific Hazards Arising from the Chemical :
Causes severe burns.
Hazardous combustion products.
Carbon monoxide.
Nitrogen oxides (NOx).
May be fatal if inhaled, absorbed through skin, or swallowed.

Protective Equipment and Precautions for Firefighters:
In the event of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
In the event of fire, wear self contained breathing apparatus.
Wear personal protective equipment.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Keep container tightly closed.
Avoid dust formation.
Do not breathe dust or mist.
Do not ingest.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.
Wear personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions:
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Prevent product from entering drains.
Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Contain and collect spillage with non-combustible absorbent material, (e.g. sand, earth, diatomaceus earth, vermiculite) and place
in container for disposal according to local / national regulations.
Pick up and transfer to properly labelled containers.
Soak up with inert absorbent material.
Clean contaminated surface thoroughly.
Retain washings as contaminated waste.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Wear personal protective equipment.
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
Do not breathe vapours or spray mist.
In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
Do not ingest.
Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing.

Storage:
Keep container tightly closed.
Keep away from heat.
Store in accordance with local regulations.
To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
Polyethylene containers. stainless steel.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3423
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Class:
ADR/RID
Classification code:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3423
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Class:
ADN(R))
Classification code:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3423
Proper shipping name and description:
Tetramethylammonium hydroxide, solid
Chemical name:
N,N,N-trimethyl-, hydroxide, hydrate
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3423
Proper shipping name and description:
Tetramethylammonium hydroxide, solid
Chemical name:
N,N,N-trimethyl-, hydroxide, hydrate
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure limits:
We are not aware of any national exposure limit.

Engineering Measures:
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
Exhaust ventilation equipped with scrubbers.
Skin and body protection.
Avoid formation of aerosol.
Do not breathe vapours or spray mist.

Personal Protective Equipment:
- Eye Protection: Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Tightly fitting safety goggles. Face-shield.
- Skin Protection: Do not get on skin. Wear protective gloves/clothing. Chemical resistant apron.
Impervious clothing. Nitrile rubber. Neoprene gloves. Long sleeve gloves. Causes severe burns.
- Hand Protection: Long sleeve gloves. Nitrile rubber. Neoprene gloves.
- Respiratory protection: In case of mist, spray or aerosol exposure wear suitable personal respiratory protection and protective suit.
In case of insufficient ventilation wear suitable respiratory equipment.
- Other Protective Equipment: Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- General Hygiene Considerations: Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.

Environmental Exposure Controls:
Local authorities should be advised if significant spillages cannot be contained.
Prevent product from entering drains.

Stability and reactivity

Stability:
Stable under normal conditions

Hazardous Reactions:
None under normal processing.

Conditions to Avoid:
Temperatures above 100°C.
Heating can release hazardous gases.
To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat

Materials to Avoid:
Strong oxidizing agents. Strong acids. Aluminum.

Hazardous Decomposition Products:
Amines, Methanol.

Disposal considerations

Waste Disposal Methods:
Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.
Can be disposed as waste water, when in compliance with local regulations.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local regulation.
Neutralization is normally necessary before waste water is discharged into water treatment plants.

Waste from Residues / Unused Products:
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.
Neutralization is normally necessary before waste water is discharged into water treatment plants.
Solutions with high pH-value must be neutralized before discharge.

Contaminated packaging:
Triple rinse containers.
Treat rinsing as for product disposal.

Other information:
Waste codes should be assigned by the user based on the application for which the product was used.