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EC number: 200-001-8
CAS number: 50-00-0
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. Immediately administer a corticosteroid from a controlled/metered dose inhaler.
On skin contact:
Immediately wash thoroughly with plenty of water, apply sterile dressings, consult a skin specialist.
On contact with eyes:
Immediately wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open, consult an eye specialist.
Do not induce vomiting. Immediately rinse mouth and then drink 200-300 ml of water, seek medical attention.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Hazards: Symptoms can appear later.
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment: Stomach wash. Administration of 100 ml of a solution containing 2% ammoniumcarbonate and 20% urea. Pulmonary odema prophylaxis.
Suitable extinguishing media:
water spray, foam
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
formaldehyde...%, carbon oxides
The substances/groups of substances mentioned can be released in case of fire.
Advice for fire-fighters
Special protective equipment:
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.
Dispose of fire debris and contaminated extinguishing water in accordance with official regulations.
Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective clothing.
Do not discharge into the subsoil/soil. Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater.
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
For small amounts: Sweep/shovel up. Pick up with suitable absorbent material (e.g. sand, sawdust, general-purpose binder, kieselguhr).
For large amounts: Sweep/shovel up. Pick up with suitable absorbent material (e.g. sand, sawdust, general-purpose binder, kieselguhr).
Precautions for safe handling
Ensure thorough ventilation of stores and work areas. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Protection against fire and explosion:
Vapours may form explosive mixture with air. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Suitable materials for containers: Stainless steel 1.4301 (V2), High density polyethylene (HDPE), Low density polyethylene (LDPE), Stainless steel 1.4401, aluminum
Unsuitable materials for containers: Paper/Fibreboard, board, glass
Storage temperature: 55 °C
The packed product is not damaged by low temperatures or by frost.
Protect from temperatures above: 65 °C
It is not necessary to protect the packed product against exceeding the temperature indicated.
Personal protective equipment
Suitable respiratory protection for lower concentrations or short-term effect: Gas filter for gases/vapours of inorganic compounds (e.g. EN 14387 Type B) Suitable respiratory protection for higher concentrations or long-term effect: Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Chemical resistant protective gloves (EN 374)
Suitable materials also with prolonged, direct contact (Recommended: Protective index 6, corresponding > 480 minutes of permeation time according to EN 374):
butyl rubber (butyl) - 0.7 mm coating thickness
nitrile rubber (NBR) - 0.4 mm coating thickness
Tightly fitting safety goggles (splash goggles) (e.g. EN 166)
chemical-protection suit (f.e. according to EN 14605)
General safety and hygiene measures
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Corrosion to metals:
Corrosive effect on: steel
Reactions with water/air: Flammable gases: no
Toxic gases: no
Corrosive gases: no
Smoke or fog: no
Formation of flammable gases: Remarks: Forms no flammable gases in the presence of water.
The product is chemically stable.
Peroxides: The product/the substance has not a tendency towards the formation of peroxide.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.
Conditions to avoid
Avoid all sources of ignition: heat, sparks, open flame.
Substances to avoid:
Hazardous decomposition products
No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.
Waste treatment methods
Incinerate in suitable incineration plant, observing local authority regulations.
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