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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Eye Contact - Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.Skin Contact - Immediately wash skin with soap and plenty of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical attention if symptoms occur. Wash clothing before reuse. Destroy contaminated shoes.Inhalation - If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Get medical attention.Ingestion - If swallowed, induce vomiting as directed by medical personnel. Get medical attention. NEVER GIVE ANYTHING BY MOUTH TO AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON.

Fire-fighting measures

Fire Fighting Media and Instructions - Non-Flammable. Not considered to present risks of explosion. However, contains up to 3%occluded volatiles, which can present a fire hazard if sufficient oxygen and a source of ignition is present. Ground containers and equipment to avoid static charge accumulation and/or use an inert atmosphere to prevent combustion.

Accidental release measures

Small Spill - Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container.Large Spill - Stop the leak if possible. Ventilate the area involved. Sweep up the material and place in container for later disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling S36/37/39 – Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.S61- Avoid release to the environment. Refer to special instructions/safety data sheet.S25 – Avoid contact with eyes.S26 – In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water. Seek medical attentionStorage - Store in well ventilated area away from sources of ignition.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

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Class:
Customs Classification - International HTS# 2917.20.0000
Classification code:
ADR Classification - Not controlled under ADR (Europe).
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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering Controls - Investigate engineering techniques to reduce exposures. Provide ventilation if necessary to minimize exposure. If practical use local mechanical exhaust ventilation at sources of air contamination such as open process equipment.Personal Protection - Chemical resistant coveralls, gloves and boot covers. Shoes/boots. A full-face piece respirator with dual organic vapor and particulate matter cartridge is recommended.Personal Protection in Case of a Large Spill - Chemical resistant coveralls, gloves and boot covers. Shoes/boots. A full-face piece respirator with dual organic vapor and particulate matter cartridge is recommended. Suggested protective clothing might not be sufficient; consult a specialist BEFORE handling this product.Exposure Limits 108-31-6, Maleic anhydride: United Kingdom, WEL - TWA: 1 mg/m3 TWA, WEL - STEL: 3 mg/m3 STELUnited States: TWA: 0.25 ppm from OSHA/NIOSH; TWA: 0.25 ppm from ACGIH.Consult local authorities for acceptable exposure limits.

Stability and reactivity

Stability - The product is stable.Instability Temperature - Not available.

Disposal considerations

Waste Disposal - Recycle to process, if possible. Consult your local or regional authorities for disposal options.