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EC number: 201-148-0
CAS number: 78-83-1
Description of first aid measures
First aid personnel should pay attention to their own safety. If the patient is likely to become unconscious, place and transport in stable sideways position (recovery position). Immediately remove contaminated clothing.
Keep patient calm, remove to fresh air, seek medical attention.
On skin contact:
Immediately wash thoroughly with soap and water, seek medical attention. Sterile protective dressing.
On contact with eyes:
Immediately wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open, consult an eye specialist.
Rinse mouth immediately and then drink plenty of water, seek medical attention.
Do not induce vomiting.
Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific antidote.
Suitable extinguishing media:
water spray, dry powder, alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Vapours may form explosive mixture with air. Cool endangered containers with water-spray. Risk of bursting. Burning produces harmful and toxic
Advice for fire-fighters
Special protective equipment:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical-protective clothing.
Collect contaminated extinguishing water separately, do not allow to reach sewage or effluent systems. Keep containers cool by spraying with water if exposed to fire. Foam should be applied in large quantities as it is broken down to some extent by the product.
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid inhalation. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing.
Discharge into the environment must be avoided.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
For large amounts: Pump off product.
For residues: Pick up with suitable absorbent material (e.g. sand, sawdust, general-purpose binder, kieselguhr). Dispose of absorbed material in accordance with regulations.
Precautions for safe handling
Ensure thorough ventilation of stores and work areas.
Protection against fire and explosion:
Prevent electrostatic charge - sources of ignition should be kept well clear - fire extinguishers should be kept handy.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed and dry; store in a cool place.
Personal protective equipment
Wear respiratory protection if ventilation is inadequate. Gas filter for gases/vapours of organic compounds (boiling point >65 °C, e. g. EN 14387 Type A)
Suitable chemical resistant safety gloves (EN 374) also with prolonged, direct contact (Recommended: Protective index 6, corresponding > 480 minutes of permeation time according to EN 374): E.g. nitrile rubber (0.4 mm), chloroprene rubber (0.5 mm), butyl rubber (0.7 mm) etc.
Manufacturer's directions for use should be observed because of great diversity of types.
Supplementary note: The specifications are based on tests, literature data and information of glove manufacturers or are derived from similar substances by analogy. Due to many conditions (e.g. temperature) it must be considered, that the practical usage of a chemical-protective glove in practice may be much shorter than the permeation time determined through testing.
Tightly fitting safety goggles (splash goggles) (e.g. EN 166)
Body protection must be chosen depending on activity and possible exposure, e.g. apron, protecting boots, chemical-protection suit (according to EN 14605 in case of splashes or EN ISO 13982 in case of dust).
General safety and hygiene measures
Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid inhalation of vapour. Wearing of closed work clothing is required additionally to the stated personal protection equipment.
Corrosion to metals:
No corrosive effect on metal.
Formation of flammable gases:
Forms no flammable gases in the presence of water.
The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Reacts with strong oxidizing agents.
Conditions to avoid
No special precautions other than good housekeeping of chemicals.
Substances to avoid:
strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products:
No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.
.Waste treatment methods
Must be disposed of or incinerated in accordance with local regulations.
Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible; then it can be passed on for recycling after being thoroughly cleaned.
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