Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

* In case of inhalation
- If breathed in, move person into fresh air.
- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.
- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
- Immediate medical attention is required.

* In case of skin contact
- Allow to evaporate.
- Rinse with lukewarm running water.
- Remove clothes carefully
- Wash off with warm water and soap.
- Call a physician immediately.

*In case of eye contact
- Keep eyelids open to allow evaporation of product.
- Flush eyes with running water for several minutes, while keeping the eyelids wide open.
- Immediate medical attention is required.

* In case of ingestion
- Not applicable

Fire-fighting measures

1-Extinguishing media
* Suitable extinguishing media
- powder
- Foam
- Dry chemical
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)

* Unsuitable extinguishing media
- Water

2-Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
- Extremely flammable
- Flash back possible over considerable distance.
- Explosion risk in case of fire.
- Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.
- Risk of ignition.
- Thermal decomposition can lead to release of toxic and corrosive gases.

3-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
- Approach from upwind.
- Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
- Never spray water onto a spillage of liquid gas.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
* Advice for non-emergency personnel
- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

* Advice for emergency responders
- Ventilate the area.
- Eliminate all ignition sources if safe to do so.
- Suppress (knock down) gases/vapours/mists with a water spray jet.
- Vapours are heavier than air and can cause suffocation by reducing oxygen available for breathing.
- Cover the spreading liquid with foam in order to slow down the evaporation.
- Avoid skin contact with leaking liquid (danger of frostbite).
- Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
- Refer to protective measures

Environmental precautions
- Should not be released into the environment.
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Suppress (knock down) gases/vapours/mists with a water spray jet.
- Soak up with inert absorbent material.
- Suitable material for picking up.
- Earth
- Dry sand
- Shovel into suitable container for disposal.

Handling and storage

* Precautions for safe handling
- Handle and open container with care.
- Avoid skin contact with leaking liquid (danger of frostbite).
- Use only in well-ventilated areas.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Purge piping circuits and equipment with nitrogen.
- Clean and dry piping circuits and equipment before any operations.
- No sparking tools should be used.
- Use only explosion-proof equipment.
- Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- Gloves, overalls and boots have to be double layered (protection against cold temperature).
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- 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 a cool, well-ventilated place.
- Keep away from heat.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.
- Keep away from direct sunlight.
- Keep in container fitted with safety valve or vent.
- Keep away from combustible material.
- Keep away from incompatible products
- Provide electrical equipment safe for hazardous locations.
- Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.
- Do not confine the product in a circuit, between closed valves, or in a container without a vent.
- Refer to protective measures

* Packaging material
Suitable material
- Carbon steel
- Stainless steel
- Warning! Container under pressure.

* Requirements for storage rooms and vessels
- Maximum storage temperature: 50 °C

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3160
Proper shipping name and description:
LIQUEFIED GAS, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Hexafluoro-1,3-Butadiene
Language:
English
Class:
2
Classification code:
2TF
Labels:
2.3 (2.1)
Special Provisions:
Hazard Identification Number: 263
Tunnel restriction code (B/D)

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 3160
Proper shipping name and description:
LIQUEFIED GAS, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Hexafluoro-1,3-Butadiene)
Language:
English
Class:
2.3
subsidiary hazard class: 2.1
Classification code:
2TF
Labels:
2.3 (2.1)
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3160
Proper shipping name and description:
LIQUEFIED GAS, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Hexafluoro-1,3-Butadiene
Class:
2.3
subsidiary class: 2.3
EmS code:
F-D , S-U
Labels:
2.3 (2.1)
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN 3160
Proper shipping name and description:
Not permitted for transport
Class:
Not permitted for transport
Packaging group:
Not permitted for transport
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Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Technical protection measures
- Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.
- Provide local ventilation appropriate to the product decomposition risk
- Refer to protective measures.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

2. Organisational protection measures/ Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- Gloves, overalls and boots have to be double layered (protection against cold temperature).
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
- 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.

3. Hand protection
- Wear protective gloves. Suitable material: - Neoprene gloves

4. Feet protection
- Wear safety shoes.

5. Body protection
- Wear work overall.

6. Eye protection
- Tightly fitting safety goggles

7. 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.

Stability and reactivity

1-Reactivity
- No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.

2 Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.
- Strong oxidizers, alkali metals and alkaline earth metals may cause fires or explosions.

3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
- Keep away from oxidizing agents., Potential for exothermic hazard

4 Conditions to avoid
- Heat, flames and sparks.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

5 Incompatible materials
- Alkali metals
- Alkaline earth metals
- Non iron metals (aluminium, magnesium, zinc, ...)
- Powdered metals
- Flammable materials
- Combustible material

6 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.