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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
· General information:
- Take affected persons out of danger area and lay down.
- Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.
- In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest provide artificial respiration.
· After inhalation: Supply fresh air.
· After skin contact: Immediately rinse with water.
· After eye contact:
- IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
- Seek medical treatment.
· After swallowing: Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
- No further relevant information available.
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
- No further relevant information available.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
· Suitable extinguishing agents:
- CO2, powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.
- Use fire extinguishing methods suitable to surrounding conditions.
· For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: Water with full jet
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
- Formation of toxic gases is possible during heating or in case of fire.
- In case of fire, the following can be released:
- Carbon monoxide
- Carbon dioxide
Advice for firefighters
· Protective equipment:
- Wear self-contained respiratory protective device.
· Additional information
- Cool endangered receptacles with water spray.
- Collect contaminated fire fighting water separately. It must not enter the sewage system.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
- Keep away from ignition sources.
Environmental precautions:
- Do not allow product to reach sewage system or any water course.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
- Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).
- Dispose of the material collected according to regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Prevent formation of aerosols.
· Information about fire and explosion protection:
- Keep ignition sources away - Do not smoke.
- Protect from heat.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
· Storage:
· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
- Store only in the original receptacle.
· Information about storage in one common storage facility:
- Store away from oxidising agents.
· Further information about storage conditions:
- Keep container tightly sealed.
- Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles.
- Protect from heat and direct sunlight.
Specific end use(s) No further relevant information available.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1207
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Class:
3 Flammable liquids
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
Special Provisions:
TP1

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 1207
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Class:
3 Flammable liquids
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 1207
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Class:
3 Flammable liquids
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-E, S-D
Labels:
3
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 1207
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Class:
3 Flammable liquids
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
3
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters
· Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
- The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be monitored at the workplace.
Exposure controls
· Personal protective equipment:
· General protective and hygienic measures:
- Do not eat, drink, smoke or sniff while working.
- Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
- Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.
- Store protective clothing separately.
- Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
- The usual precautionary measures are to be adhered to when handling chemicals.
· Respiratory protection:
- Not necessary if room is well-ventilated.
· Protection of hands:
- Protective gloves
- Only use chemical-protective gloves with CE-labelling of category III.
- The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
- Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation.
· Material of gloves
- The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
· Penetration time of glove material
- The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.
· Eye protection:
- Tightly sealed goggles
· Body protection:
- Protective work clothing

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity:
- No further relevant information available.
Chemical stability
- No decomposition if used and stored according to specifications.
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions:
- No dangerous reactions known.
Conditions to avoid:
- No further relevant information available.
Incompatible materials:
- amines
- ammonia
- bases
- strong oxidising agents
Hazardous decomposition products:
- No dangerous decomposition products known.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
· Recommendation: Must be specially treated adhering to official regulations.
· Uncleaned packaging
· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.