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First-aid measures


Remove from further exposure.  For those providing assistance, avoid exposure to yourself or others.  Use adequate respiratory protection.  If respiratory irritation, dizziness, nausea, or unconsciousness occurs, seek immediate medical assistance.  If breathing has stopped, assist ventilation with a mechanical device or use mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.


Wash contact areas with soap and water.  Remove contaminated clothing.  Launder contaminated clothing before reuse.


Flush thoroughly with water.  If irritation occurs, get medical assistance.


Seek immediate medical attention.  Do not induce vomiting.


If ingested, material may be aspirated into the lungs and cause chemical pneumonitis.  Treat appropriately.

Fire-fighting measures


Appropriate Extinguishing Media:  Use water fog, foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide (CO2) to extinguish flames.

Inappropriate Extinguishing Media:  Straight streams of water


Fire Fighting Instructions:  Evacuate area.  Prevent run-off from fire control or dilution from entering streams, sewers or drinking water supply.  Fire-fighters should use standard protective equipment and in enclosed spaces, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).   Use water spray to cool fire exposed surfaces and to protect personnel.  

Hazardous Combustion Products:   Oxides of carbon, Smoke, Fume, Incomplete combustion products

Accidental release measures


In the event of a spill or accidental release, notify relevant authorities in accordance with all applicable regulations.


Avoid contact with spilled material.  See Section 5 for fire fighting information.  See the Hazard Identification Section for Significant Hazards.  See Section 4 for First Aid Advice.  See Section 8 for Personal Protective Equipment.


Land Spill:  Stop leak if you can do so without risk.  Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers.  Recover by pumping or with suitable absorbent.

Water Spill:  Stop leak if you can do so without risk.  Warn other shipping.   Remove from the surface by skimming or with suitable absorbents.   Seek the advice of a specialist before using dispersants.

Water spill and land spill recommendations are based on the most likely spill scenario for this material; however, geographic conditions, wind, temperature, (and in the case of a water spill) wave and current direction and speed may greatly influence the appropriate action to be taken.  For this reason, local experts should be consulted.  Note:  Local regulations may prescribe or limit action to be taken.


Large Spills:  Dyke far ahead of liquid spill for later recovery and disposal.  Prevent entry into waterways, sewers, basements or confined areas.

Handling and storage


Avoid contact with skin.  Use proper bonding and/or earthing procedures. Prevent small spills and leakage to avoid slip hazard.   Material can accumulate static charges which may cause an electrical spark (ignition source).

Loading/Unloading Temperature:     [Ambient]

Transport Temperature:     [Ambient]

Transport Pressure:     [Ambient]

Static Accumulator:   This material is a static accumulator.


Do not store in open or unlabelled containers.  Keep container closed. Handle containers with care. Open slowly in order to control possible pressure release.  Store in a cool, well-ventilated area.

Storage Temperature:       [Ambient]

Storage Pressure:     [Ambient]

Suitable Containers/Packing:   Tank Trucks; Railcars; Barges; Drums

Suitable Materials and Coatings:   Carbon steel; Stainless steel; Polyethylene; Polypropylene; Polyester; Teflon

Unsuitable Materials and Coatings:   Natural rubber; Butyl rubber; Ethylene-proplyene-diene monomer (EPDM); Polystyrene  

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations