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First-aid measures

After inhalation: Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Consult doctor if symptoms persist. Seek immediate medical advice.

After skin contact: Instantly wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.

After eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult doctor.

After swallowing: Seek immediate medical advice.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing agents: CO2, extinguishing powder or water jet. Fight larger fires with water jet or alcohol-resistant foam.

Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or flue gases: Can be released in case of fire: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide; Nitrogen oxides (NOx); Hydrogen cyanide (HCN);

Protective equipment: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus. Wear full protective suit.

Accidental release measures

Person-related safety precautions: Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away. Ensure adequate ventilation

Measures for environmental protection: Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.

Measures for cleaning/collecting: Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to Disposal considerations. Ensure adequate ventilation.

Additional information: See information on safe handling

                                         See information on personal protection equipment.

                                         See information on disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling: Put on appropriate personal protective equipment (see section 8). Eating, drinking and smoking should be prohibited in areas where this material is handled, stored and processed. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking. Persons with a history of skin sensitization problems should not be employed in any process in which this product is used. Do not get in eyes or on skin or clothing. Do not ingest. Avoid release to the environment. If during normal use the material presents a respiratory hazard, use only with adequate ventilation or wear appropriate respirator. Keep in the original container or an approved alternative made from a compatible material, kept tightly closed when not in use. Keep away from acids. Empty containers retain product residue and can be hazardous.

Storage: Store in accordance with local regulations. Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and wellventilated area, away from incompatible materials (see section 10) and food and drink. Separate from acids. Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Containers that have been opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Do not store in unlabelled containers. Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination.

Packaging materials Recommended : Use original container

Remarks: Take precautionary measures against electrostatic discharges

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Cyano-4'-methylbiphenyl
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Cyano-4'-methylbiphenyl
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Cyano-4'-methylbiphenyl
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Cyano-4'-methylbiphenyl
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Additional information about design of technical systems: Properly operating chemical fume hood desinged for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.

Personal protective equipment : general protective and hygienic measures: The usual precautionary measures should be adhered to in handling the chemicals. Keep away from food stuffs, beverage and food. Instantly remove andy soiled and impregnated garments. Wash hands during breaks and at the end of the work. Aovid contact with the eyes and skin.

Stability and reactivity

Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used and stored according to specifications.

Materials to be avoided: Oxidizing agents

Dangerous reactions: No dangerous reactions known

Dangerous products of decomposition: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

                                                                       Nitrous vitriol gases

Disposal considerations

Product Recommendation: Consult state, local or national regulations for proper disposal. Hand over to disposers of hazardous waste. Must be specially treated under adherence to official regulations.

Uncleaned packagings Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.