Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

In case of inhalation
- Remove to fresh air.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- Call a physician immediately.
In case of skin contact
- Wash off with warm water.
- Call a physician immediately.
In case of eye contact
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
- Immediate medical attention is required.
In case of ingestion
- negligible

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
- Water
- powder
- Foam
- Dry chemical
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Unsuitable extinguishing media
- None
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
- Flash back possible over considerable distance.
- In case of fire hazardous decomposition products may be produced such as: Gaseous hydrogen fluoride (HF),
Fluorophosgene
Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters
- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
- When intervention in close proximity wear acid resistant over suit.
Further information
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
- Approach from upwind.
- Protect intervention team with a water spray as they approach the fire.
- Keep containers and surroundings cool with water spray.
- Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel
- Ventilate the area.
Advice for emergency responders
- Isolate the area.
- Ventilate the area.
- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
- Vapours are heavier than air and can cause suffocation by reducing oxygen available for breathing.
Environmental precautions
- Should not be released into the environment.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Ventilate the area.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
- Use personal protective equipment.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
- Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
- Clean and dry piping circuits and equipment before any operations.
- Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.
Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Technical measures/Storage conditions
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.
- Keep away from combustible material.
- Keep away from incompatible products
- Provide tight electrical equipment well protected against corrosion.
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.
Packaging material
Suitable material
- Stainless steel
- Carbon steel
- Warning! Container under pressure.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls
Control measures
Engineering measures
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.
Individual protection
Individual protection measures
Respiratory protection
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.
- When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators:
self-contained breathing apparatus.
Hand protection
- Wear protective gloves.
- Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of special
workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact).
Suitable material
- Neoprene gloves
Eye protection
- Tightly fitting safety goggles
Skin and body protection
Wear work overall and safety shoes.
Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Environmental exposure controls
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
- No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
- No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Conditions to avoid
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
- Keep away from flames and sparks.
Incompatible materials
- Strong oxidizing agents
- alkaline hydroxides
Hazardous decomposition products
- Gaseous hydrogen fluoride (HF).
- Fluorophosgene
- The release of other hazardous decomposition products is possible.

Disposal considerations

Product Disposal
Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.
The incinerator must be equipped with a system for the neutralisation or recovery of HF.
Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Advice on cleaning and disposal of packaging
- Purge the container with nitrogen and direct the gas to a treatment plant.
- Empty containers can be landfilled, when in accordance with the local regulations.