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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: If signs/symptoms develop, remove person to fresh air. If

signs/symptoms persist, get medical attention.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Immediately flush eyes with large amounts of water for at

least 15 minutes. Get immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush

skin with large amounts of water. Get medical attention.

Wash contaminated clothing and clean shoes before reuse.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting unless instructed to do so by medical

personnel. Give victim two glasses of water. Never give

anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical


Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Non-combustible. Choose material suitable for surrounding


Product arising from burning: Unusual Fire and Explosion Hazards: No unusual fire or

explosion hazards are anticipated.

At Elevated Temperatures:

Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide, Hydrogen Fluoride, Toxic

Vapor, Gas, Particulate.

Hazardous Polymerization: Hazardous polymerization will not


Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Exposure to extreme heat can give rise to thermal

decomposition. Wear full protective equipment (Bunker Gear)

and a self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: For PPE see section 2.3.00.

Observe precautions from other sections. Call 3M- HELPS line

(1-800-364-3577) for more information on handling and

managing the spill. Ventilate the area with fresh air.

Collect as much of the spilled material as possible.

Place in a closed container approved for transportation by

appropriate authorities. Dispose of collected material as

soon as possible.

Waste Disposal Method:

To reclaim or return, contact your 3M sales representative.

Incinerate in an industrial or commercial facility in the

presence of a combustible material. As a disposal

alternative, dispose of waste product in a facility

permitted to accept chemical waste. Combustion products will

include HF. Facility must be capable of handling

halogenated materials.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid contact with water to prevent potentially violent

reaction or fire. Avoid skin contact. Avoid eye contact with

dust or airborne particles. Do not eat, drink or smoke when

using this product. Wash exposed areas thoroughly with soap

and water. Do not breathe thermal decomposition products.

Materials and Conditions to Avoid: Strong acids; Strong

bases; Heat; Water; Strong oxidizing agents.


Provide appropriate local exhaust when product is heated.

For those situations where the fluid might be exposed to

extreme overheating due to misuse or equipment failure, use

with appropriate local exhaust ventilation sufficient to

maintain levels of thermal decomposition products below

their exposure guidelines.


- Eye/Face Protection:

Avoid eye contact. The following eye protection(s) are

recommended: Safety Glasses with side shields, Indirect

Vented Goggles.

- Skin Protection:

Avoid skin contact.Select and use gloves and/or protective

clothing to prevent skin contact based on the results of an

exposure assessment. Consult with your glove and/or

protective clothing manufacturer for selection of

appropriate compatible materials. Gloves made from the

following material(s) are recommended: Butyl Rubber, Nitrile


- Respiratory Protection:

Avoid breathing of vapors created during extrusion or

processing at elevated temperatures. Select one of the

following NIOSH approved respirators based on airborne

concentration of contaminants and in accordance with

OSHA regulations: Fullface supplied-air respirator. Consult

the current 3M Respiratory Selection Guide for additional

information or call 1-800-243-4630 for 3M technical


- Prevention of Swallowing:

Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wash

exposed areas thoroughly with soap and water.

Storage: Store away from heat. Store out of direct sunlight. Store

away from acids. Store away from oxidizing agents. Store

away from strong bases.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: preparations:

- As imported : 55 gallon polyethylene-insert open head


- As sold : 12.5 kg polyethylene (HDPE) bags as such or

additionally packed in cardboard boxes (2 x 12.5 kg) or in

returnable HDPE pallet boxes (48 x 12.5 kg).

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None known.

Chemical reaction with water: Not applicable.

Dust explosion: Not forseen but avoid formation of dust.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance can be recovered by re-using eventual non-

conformal material (fluoroelastomer).

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Landfill in a hazardous waste landfill.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: In a high temperature hydrogen fluoride compatible waste


Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: None.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - other: None.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - others: Not applicable.