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First-aid measures

Eye contact: Holding the eyelids apart, flush eyes promptly with copious flowing water for at least 20 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with mild soap and plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Wash clothing

before re-use. Get medical attention if irritation occurs and persists.

Inhalation: In case of inhalation, remove person to fresh air. Keep him quiet and warm. Apply artificial respiration if necessary and get medical

attention immediately.

Ingestion: If swallowed, wash mouth thoroughly with plenty of water. Get medical attention immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media: Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, alcohol foam or polymer foam.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: When heated to decomposition, may release poisonous and corrosive fumes of CO, CO2 and HBr.

Advice for fire-fighters: Cool containers with water spray. In closed stores, provide fire-fighters with selfcontained breathing apparatus in positive

pressure mode.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus, rubber boots and heavy rubber


Environmental precautions: Avoid access to streams, lakes or ponds.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up: Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed container for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling: Keep containers tightly closed. Avoid bodily contact.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities: Store in a dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible materials: Strong bases,

Strong oxidants.

Specific end use(s): No specific requirements.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Ventilation requirements: Use local exhaust as necessary, especially under mist conditions.

Personal protective equipment:

- Respiratory protection: Approved respirator

- Hand protection: Protective gloves

- Eye protection: Chemical safety goggles

- Skin and body protection: Body covering clothes and boots

Hygiene measures: Do not eat, smoke or drink where material is handled, processed or stored. Wash hands carefully before eating or smoking. Safety shower and eye bath should be provided.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: No reactive hazards known/expected.

Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Not expected to occur.

Conditions to avoid: None known.

Incompatible materials: Strong bases Strong oxidants.

Hazardous decomposition products: Hydrogen bromide, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods:

Waste disposal: Observe all federal, state and local environmental regulations when disposing of this material.