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First-aid measures

First Aid Measures: Make sure that the medical personnel knows the material they are dealing with and has all necessary protection measures available to

Inhalation: If inhaled, remove to fresh air. Get medical attention immediately.

Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing immediately. Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water with soap.

Eye contact: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.

Ingestion Do not give anything to drink. Induce vomiting. Get medical attention immediately.

Indications for physician: The first action of a physician taking care over an intoxicated person is assessing the appropriateness and effectiveness of first-aid.Further procedures depend on the status of the intoxicated patient. There is no specific antidote. Administer symptomatic treatment. Intoxicated persons should remain under medical care for at least 48 hours.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media: Fire foam and carbon dioxide and dry powder extinguishers, water (dispersed sprays).

Extinguishing media to be avoided for safety reasons: Not known.

Specific hazards: Drums exposed to flames or high temperature must be cooled with dispersed water spray and removed from the affected area if possible.

Special fire protection equipment for fire fighters: The personnel directly participating in fire-fighting operations should wear proper, light clothes, protecting the skin (gas proof) and be provided with equipment isolating the airways because of the toxic burning products, such as: hydrogen chloride, carbon monoxide and phosgene.

Additional Information: None

Accidental release measures

Individual protective measures: Do not inhale vapours. Avoid contact with substance.

Environmental protective measures: Prevent large quantities of product from entering into sewage, underground water, surface water and soil. Notify respective authorities in case of environmental contamination.

Cleanup: Stop the spill, if possible (e.g. seal up, place any damaged container inside an emergency container). Use a shovel or a scoop to collect substance to a closed container and handle or dispose of in accordance with respective regulations (see disposal considerations). Rinse contaminated surface thoroughly with water.

Handling and storage

Handling: Handle as directed on the label - instruction attached to container. Prepare working solution in volumes necessary for immediate use
only. Handle as directed by the generally accepted rules of industrial safety and hygiene. Keep away from unauthorised persons.

Storage: Store in original, air-tight closed containers, in dry and well ventilated warehouses in temperatures from 0ºC to 30ºC, away from food products, animal foods, food containers, heaters and open flame sources, away from unauthorised persons, especially children. Keep away from unauthorised persons. The substance stability period is 2 years of the date of manufacturing. After that date, substance can be used upon verification whether its parameters comply with technical requirements. In case of non-compliance, contact the manufacturer.

Special application: Not known.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Chemical name:
Monohydrous sodium salt of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)
Special provisions / remarks
Limited quantities: LQ17;
Packing: Instructions: P002, IBC08, LP02, R001;
Special packing regulations: PP12, B3;
Bulk packing: MP10;
Portable tank: Instructions: T1, BK1, BK2;
Special regulations: TP33;
ADR/RID tank: Tank code: SGAV, LGBV;
Special regulations: none
ADR vehicle: AT,
Transport category: 3;
Tunnel restriction code: E;
Special carriage regulations: Items shipped: V13; Bulk: VV1;
Loading, unloading, handling: CV13;
Handling (ADR): none;
Hazard identification number: 90
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Chemical name:
Monohydrous sodium salt of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)
Marine pollutant
Special provisions / remarks
Special regulations: 274, 909, 944;
Limited quantities: 5 kg; Packing: Instructions: P002, LP02;
Provisions: PP12; IBC: Instructions: IBC08: Provisions: B3,
Portable tanks and bulk containers instructions: IMO: none; UN: T1;
Provisions: TP33;
Stowage and segregation: Category A

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
UN 3077 Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s. (contains 2,4-D SODIUM SALT), 9, PG III
Chemical name:
Monohydrous sodium salt of 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D)
Special provisions / remarks
State variations: CA 13, DE 5, US 4;
Special provisions: A97;
Passenger aircraft
Packing instruction: 911, Y911;
Max. net quantity per package: 400 kg, 30 kg G;
Cargo aircraft
Packing instruction: 911;
Max. net quantity per package: 400 kg;
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure Limits:
2,4-D (2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid)
TWA – 7 mg/m3
STEL – not determined
CEIL – not determined

Personal Protective Equipment:
Respiratory tract protection: Not required in normal conditions of use.
Face and eye protection: Required (air-tight goggles in case of direct contact).
Hand protection: Use protective gloves which comply with EN 374.
Use nitrile gloves or of similar resistance.
Time of material resistance - according to gloves manufacturer.
Skin protection: Protective clothing.
Change contaminated clothing immediately.

Hygiene: Wash hands and face after working with substance. Do not eat or drink in the area where the material is handled.

Other protective equipment: In normal conditions of use, no protective equipment of the respiratory tract is required. However, it is recommended at risk of product inhalation, e.g., when spraying. After use, decontaminate the equipment with sodium hypochlorite. Use standard protectiv clothing.

Environmental hazards control: Environmental hazards should be controlled in accordance with the respective national and community environmental law.

Stability and reactivity

Stability: Stable in normal conditions

Conditions to be avoided: Temperature above 30 ºC, sunlight.

Materials to be avoided: Substance may react with strong oxidizing agents.

Dangerous decomposition products: carbon monoxide, HCl, nitric oxides

Disposal considerations

Product: Do not dump into any sewers. Prevent from entering into surface water and underground water. Do not dump into any neutral waste dumping site. Recycling or disposal of waste product must be in compliance with all legal regulations (the Waste Act) and be carried out in installations or devices which comply with the applicable requirements (licensed plants or the manufacturer).
Waste code - 02 01 08*

Packaging: Empty packaging should be treated as a dangerous waste. Re-use is permitted after thorough washing with water or other equivalent cleanup procedure. Preferably, packaging should be washed immediately after emptying. Recycling or disposal of such a packaging must be in compliance with all legal regulations (Packaging and Packaging Waste Act).
Waste code - 15 01 10*

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