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First-aid measures

GENERAL ADVICE
Take off immediately all contaminated clothing (including shoes).
INHALATION
Move to fresh air.
Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
Keep under medical surveillance.
In case of problems : hospitalize.
SKIN CONTACT
Wash immediately and abundantly and thoroughly with water
Consult quickly a doctor.
In case of extensive burns, hospitalize.
EYE CONTACT
Wash well-open eyes immediately, abundantly and thoroughly for at least 15 minutes
Consult an ophtalmologist quickly.
INGESTION
Do not induce vomiting, rinse mouth and lips with plenty of water if the subject is conscious,
then hospitalize.
PROTECTION OF FIRST-AIDERS
Wea rsuitable respiratory equipment.

Fire-fighting measures

SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
Water spray, dry powder, special foam for polar solvents.

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA WHICH ARE NOT SUITABLE
High volume water jet

SPECIFIC HAZARDS
Thermal decomposition into organic vapours forming explosive mixtures with air.
Hazards of over pressurization in containers or barrels exposed to heat : explosion risk.
Thermal decomposition giving flammable and toxic products : SOx, NOx, COx, HCN, H2S.

SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

Accidental release measures

PERSONAL PROTECTION
In case of leak, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.
Complete suit protecting against chemicals.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes and inhalation of vapours.

ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Do not let the product enter into drains.
Do not contaminate surface water.

METHODS FOR CLEANING UP .
Recovery - Shovel up and shovel. Recover the product and place in a dry labelled container. Store in waterproof containers
Disposal - Destroy the product by incineration (in accordance with local and national regulations).

Handling and storage

HANDLING .
1/Technical measures / Precautions :
Storage and handling pracautions applicable to products : Flammable, Toxic, WIith vapours explosive in air.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinrey.
Provide showers, eye-baths.
2/ Safe handling advice:
Prohibit contact with skin, eyes and inhalation of vapours.
Prohibit all sources of sparks and ignition
Do not smoke.
Open drums carefully as content may be under pressure.

STORAGE .
1/ Technical measures / Storage conditions:
Keep in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
Store protected from moisture, heat.
Provide electrical earthing of equipment and electrical equipment usable in explosive atmospheres.
2/Incompatible products :
Oxidizing agents, acids, water, strong bases, ammonia, amines, hydrazin, halogens, alcohols.

PACKAGING MATERIALS .
1/ Recommended : Metal drums with internal polyethylen coating.
2/ To be avoided : : iron(non passified), zinc and alloys, Rubber.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2477
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Class:
6.1
Classification code:
TF1
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
Labels : 6.1 and 3
DANGER N° / MATERIAL N° : 663 / 2477
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
N/A
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Class:
N/A
Classification code:
N/A
Packaging group:
N/A
Labels:
N/A
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2477
Proper shipping name and description:
METHYL ISOTHIOCYANATE
Chemical name:
METHYL ISOTHIOCYANATE
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
labels 6.1 and 3
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
Forbidden
Proper shipping name and description:
Forbidden
Chemical name:
Forbidden
Class:
Forbidden
Packaging group:
Forbidden
Labels:
Forbidden
Remarks
Forbidden
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Respiratory protection:
In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.

Hand protection: Gloves (polyethylene).

Eye/face protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles.

Skin and body protection: At the workplace/intervention at incident : Protective suit.

Specific hygiene measures :
1/ Prohibit contact with skin and eyes and inhalation of vapours.
2/ Wash hands after handling. Remove contaminated clothing and protective equipment before entering eating areas.

Stability and reactivity

CONDITION TO AVOID Avoid storing in moist and warm conditions.

MATERIALS TO AVOID acids, water, strong bases (Exothermic reaction), ammonia, amines, hydrazine, alcohols.

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS Hydrogen cyanide (hydrocyanic acid), sulphur oxides (toxic gas), Carbon oxides.

FURTHER INFORMATION : Hygroscopic product.

Disposal considerations

DISPOSAL OF PRODUCT
Destroy the product by incineration (in accordance with local and national regulations).