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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:
Pay attention to self-protection.
Remove victims from hazardous area.
Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance.
Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.
Do not leave victims unattended.
If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

Inhalation:
Inhalation is possible if aerosols, mists, dusts, or smoke form.
Move victims into fresh air.
With labored breathing: Provide with oxygen. Consult a doctor.
If the casualty is not breathing: Perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, notify emergency physician immediately.

Skin contact:
Wash off affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

Eye contact:
With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.
In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

Ingestion:
Rinse out mouth.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Consult a physician immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:
This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential.
Damage to health is thus not expected.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
All extinguishing substances suitable.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Danger of decomposition under influence of heat.
In the case of fire, the following hazardous smoke fumes may be produced:
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Carbon monoxide
Nitrogen oxides (NOx)
Under certain fire conditions, traces of other toxic products may occur.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In case of fire: full protective suit and wear a self contained respiratory apparatus.

Advice for firefighters:
In case of fire, remove the endangered containers and bring to a safe place, if this can be done safely.
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
Water used to extinguish fire should not enter drainage systems, soil or stretches of water.
Contaminated extinguishing water must be treated at a suitable disposal plant in accordance with waste management laws.
Fire residues should be disposed of in accordance with the regulations.
Keep out unprotected persons.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Avoid dust formation.
Wear personal protective equipment.
Keep unauthorized persons away.

Environmental precautions:
Observe regulations on prevention of water pollution (check, dam up, cover up).
Do not allow entrance in sewage water, soil, stretches of water, drainage systems, surface water.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Pick up mechanically.
Collect in suitable containers.
To absorb spilled substance an approved industrial vacuum cleaner is recommended.
If necessary, the spilled substance should be moistened.
Pack and label wastes like the pure substance.
Do not detach label from the delivery containers prior to disposal.
Avoid dust formation.
Dispose of absorbed material in accordance with the regulations.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Precautions for safe handling.
Use permissible in closed systems only.
Handle and transfer product in closed systems only (gas displacement device).
Ensure that apparatus and pipelines are free from leaks.
Do not ventilate into the open.
Dedicated loading/unloading stations required.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
Further information: VDI 2263 "Dust fires and dust explosions; dangers, evaluation, preventive measures."
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Ensure there are sufficient retaining facilities for water used to extinguish fire.

Storage:
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Store in the original receptacle, keeping this tightly sealed, under cool and dry conditions.

Further information:
Protect from sunlight, warmth and heat.
In order to ensure due transportation, make certain that stacks are of the correct height, containers are securely fastened so as not to fall off, and labelled according to the regulations.
In the event of internal transportation, already-opened containers are to be kept closed in order to avoid spillage.

Advice on common storage:
No special precautions required.

German storage class:
Combustible / non-combustible liquids and solids not assigned to other storage classes.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

Shippingopen allclose all
Remarks:
Transport/further information:
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

Shippingopen allclose all
Remarks
Transport/further information:
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Marine transport (IMDG)

Remarks
Transport/further information:
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Air transport ICAO/IATA

Remarks
Transport/further information:
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Transport/further information:
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters:
Engineering measures:
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Ensure suitable suction/aeration at the work place and with operational machinery.
Provide for installation of emergency shower and eye bath.
Refill and handle product only in closed system.
Do not add wastewater to a biological wastewater treatment plant.
Minimization of emissions by means of suitable technical measures such as flanges and valves with low leakage rates, recirculation of vapours.
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.

Exposure controls:
The substance must be handled under strictly controlled conditions in accordance with Article 17/18 of the REACH Regulation.

Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection:
Accidental release measures:
In the case of respirable dust, use self-contained breathing apparatus.
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection:
When handling for a short time:
Glove material: Nitrile, for example, Dermatril 740, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany
Material thickness: 0.11 mm
Method: DIN EN 374
Accidental release measures:
Glove material: Nitrile/Chloroprene, for example, Nitopren 717, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany
Material thickness: 0.65 mm
Method: DIN EN 374

Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166
or
Accidental release measures:
Goggles.

Skin and body protection:
Usual lab protective clothing.
Accidental release measures:
Chemical protection suit, single-use protection suit (antistatic).

Hygiene measures:
No eating, drinking, smoking, or snuffing tobacco at work.
Wash face and/or hands before break and end of work.
Preventive skin protection recommended.
Cleanse and apply cream to skin after work.
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Protective measures:
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.
Risk assessment and risk monitoring of all work places required.
Health, Safety and Emergency Management System recommended.
Regular safety training is a must.
Written approval necessary in case of non-routine jobs, e.g. maintenance activities.
Mechanics repair and maintain manufacturing and dispersing equipment after complete emptying and cleaning the equipment.
The personal protective equipment used must meet the requirements of directive 89/686/EEC and amendments (CE certification).
It should be defined in the work place in the form of a risk analysis according to directive 89/686/EEC and amendments.

Stability and reactivity

Possibility of hazardous reactions:
No dangerous reactions are known to occur with correct handling and storage.

Hazardous decomposition products:
Decomposition products in combustion and thermal decomposition:
Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Disposal considerations

Product:
Strictly controlled conditions during disposal or treatment to air, wastewater and waste.
Do not add wastewater to a biological wastewater treatment plant.
Bring wastewater containing AOX for professional disposal.
Bring used exhaust air filter for incineration.
Disposal according to local authority regulations.

Uncleaned packaging:
Do not reuse empty containers and dispose of in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.

Waste Key Number:
The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.