Registration Dossier

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First-aid measures

1. Description of first aid measures
First-aid measures general : Call a physician immediately.
First-aid measures after inhalation : Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
First-aid measures after skin contact : Rinse skin with water/shower. Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Call a physician immediately.
First-aid measures after eye contact : Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Call a physician immediately.
First-aid measures after ingestion : Rinse mouth. Do not induce vomiting. Call a physician immediately.

2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms/effects after skin contact : Burns.
Symptoms/effects after eye contact : Serious damage to eyes.
Symptoms/effects after ingestion : Burns.

3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

1. Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Water spray. Dry powder. Alcohol resistant foam. Carbon dioxide.

2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous decomposition products in case of fire: Toxic fumes may be released. Hydrogen bromide. Carbon oxides (CO, CO2).

3. Advice for firefighters
Protection during firefighting : Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment. Self-contained breathing apparatus. Complete protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
1.1. For non-emergency personnel
Emergency procedures : Ventilate spillage area. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe mist, vapours, gas. Evacuate personnel to a safe area.
1.2. For emergency responders
Protective equipment : Do not attempt to take action without suitable protective equipment.

2. Environmental precautions
Avoid release to the environment.

3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up : Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
Other information : Dispose of materials or solid residues at an authorized site.

Handling and storage

1. Precautions for safe handling
Precautions for safe handling : Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe vapours, mist. Wear personal protective equipment.
Hygiene measures : Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Always wash hands after handling the product.

2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Storage conditions : Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Carefully close all opened container and kept upright to prevent leakage.

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) for transported isolated intermediate. Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management system is available at each site. Written confirmation of application of Strictly Controlled Conditions has been received from every Downstream user of the intermediate.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3265
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C3
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3265
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Class:
8
Classification code:
C3
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3265
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
UN 3265 CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S., 8, II
Chemical name:
2-BROMOBUTYRIC ACID
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
EmS-No. (Fire) : F-A
EmS-No. (Spillage) : S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3265
Proper shipping name and description:
Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s.
UN 3265 Corrosive liquid, acidic, organic, n.o.s., 8, II
Chemical name:
2-BROMOBUTYRIC ACID
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls

Appropriate engineering controls:
Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Hand protection:
Manipulate with gloves. Gloves have to be controlled before the use. Use a technique of withdrawal of gloves suited to avoid that the skin contacts the product (i.e. without touching the outside surface of the glove). Throw gloves contaminated after the use according to the current laws and to the good practices of laboratory. Wash and dry hands. The selected gloves have to satisfy the specifications of the EU Directive 89 / 686 / EEC and in the standard IN 374 which derives from it.

Eye protection:
Safety glasses with complete protection. Protective screen (minimum 20 cms). Tested and approved according to the current governmental standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166 (EU).

Skin and body protection:
Combination of protection against chemicals. The type of equipment of protection must be selected according to the concentration and to the quantity of the dangerous substance at work.

Respiratory protection:
When risk assessment shows that the breathing apparatus uilisationdes is appropriate, use a full face mask with versatile cartridge (U.S.) or type ABEK (EN 14387). Use of equipment and components tested and approved by NIOSH and CEN (EU).

Environmental exposure controls:
Avoid release to the environment.

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) for transported isolated intermediate. Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management system is available at each site. Written confirmation of application of Strictly Controlled Conditions has been received from every Downstream user of the intermediate.

Stability and reactivity

1. Reactivity
The product is non-reactive under normal conditions of use, storage and transport.

2. Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions.

3. Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known under normal conditions of use.

4. Conditions to avoid
None under recommended storage and handling conditions.

5. Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizers.

6. Hazardous decomposition products
Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods : Dispose of contents/container in accordance with licensed collector’s sorting instructions.

Product/Packaging disposal recommendations : Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations. Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste disposal service to dispose of this material.