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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
If exposed or in case of symptoms caused by eye or skin con-tact, inhalation or swallowing, consult a physician.
If inhaled:
Move to fresh air.
In case of skin contact:
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Wash off immediately with plenty of water.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 10 minutes.
Remove contact lenses if this can be easily done.
Call a physician immediately.
If swallowed:
Rinse out mouth, spit out liquid.
Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water.
Do NOT induce vomiting.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous combustion products:
Hydrogen sulphide
Ammonia
Carbon oxides
Hydrocyanic acid (HCN)
Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters:
In the case of fire, wear respiratory protective equipment independent of surrounding air and chemical protective suit.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Wear personal protective equipment; see section 8.
Environmental precautions:
Product or extinguishing water with product must not be al-lowed to enter soil, sewers or natural bodies of water.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Absorb with liquid-binding material, e. g.: diatomaceous earth, sand, universal binder
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
Then flush with water.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.
Hygiene measures:
Do not inhale vapours / aerosols. Contact with skin, eyes and clothes must be strictly avoided Take off clothing and shoes contaminated with product. Clean before reuse. Do not eat, drink or smoke while working. Wash hands, and/or face before breaks and when workday is finished. Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Keep tightly closed in a dry and cool place. Store in the dark. Keep locked up.
Advice on common storage:
Do not store together with: oxidizing agents, acids.
Other data:
Always avoid temperatures of > 40'C.
Packaging material:
Suitable material: polyethylene, glass, Teflon (R)
Unsuitable material: Metal

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1759
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C3
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 1759
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C3
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 1759
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(Guanidinium thiocyanate)
Chemical name:
Guanidinium thiocyanate
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 1759
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s.
(Guanidinium thiocyanate)
Chemical name:
Guanidinium thiocyanate
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment
Eye protection:
Tightly fitting safety goggles
Hand protection
Material:
Nitrile rubber, Recommendation: Camatril 730
Break through time:> 480 min
Glove thickness:0,4 mm
Skin and body protection:
Protective clothing
Respiratory protection:
Do not inhale gases, vapours, aerosols or dust - use respiratory protection equipment.
Dust protection mask in accordance with EN 149 FFP2

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
See section 10.3
Chemical stability
No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous reactions:
No hazardous reactions are known if properly handled andstored.
Conditions to avoid
Avoid temperatures above 40 °C
Incompatible materials
Materials to avoid:
Peroxides
oxidizing agents
Acids
Hazardous decomposition products
Hydrogen sulphide, sulphur dioxide, ammonia, hydrocyanic acid, Carbon oxides, nitric oxides

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Product:
Must be brought to an adequate waste treatment facility, in conformity with applicable waste disposal regulations.
Contaminated packaging:
Packaging, that can not be reused after cleaning must be disposed or recycled in accordance with all federal, national and local regulations.