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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: Move to fresh air. If breathing is irregular or stopped, administer artificial respiration. Give oxygen. First aider needs to protect himself.
Call a physician immediately.
Skin contact: Take off all contaminated clothing immediately. After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water. Call a physician immediately.
Eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Call a physician immediately.
Ingestion: Call a physician immediately. Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting without medical
advice. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Dry powder, Foam
Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons: Water
Specific hazards during fire fighting: Heating or fire can release toxic gas.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Use respirator when performing operations involving potential exposure to vapour of the product.
Environmental precautions: Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods for cleaning up: Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust). Sweep up and shovel into
suitable containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Safe handling advice: Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Incompatible with oxidizing agents. Keep away from combustible material. Preparation may charge
electrostatically: always use earthing leads when transferring from one container to another.
Storage:
Requirements for storage areas and containers: Keep container tightly closed. To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight.
Keep in a dry, cool and well ventilated place.
Advice on common storage: Keep away from combustible material.
Other data: Conditions to avoid humid air and water

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2308
Proper shipping name and description:
NITROSYLSULPHURIC ACID, LIQUID
Chemical name:
Nitrosylsulphuric acid
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
Corrosive substance No. 8
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Remarks
Not applicable.

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2308
Proper shipping name and description:
NITROSYLSULPHURIC ACID, LIQUID
Chemical name:
Nitrosylsulphuric acid
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
Corrosive No. 8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2308
Proper shipping name and description:
NITROSYLSULPHURIC ACID, LIQUID
Chemical name:
Nitrosylsulphuric acid
Class:
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
Corrosive substance No. 8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Switzerland SUVA Limit Values (2007)
Exposure limit(s) : 0,1 mg/m3
E: inhalable fraction
Damage to fetus unlikely if the occupational exposure limit values are not exceeded.
Short term exposure limit : 0,1 mg/m3
Time limitation: 15 minutes
US ACGIH (2005)
Exposure limit(s) : 0,2 mg/m3
Carcinogenicity: group A2
E: inhalable fraction
Short term exposure limit : 3 mg/m3

DFG-MAK/BAT/TRK-Value-List Germany (2007)
Exposure limit(s) : 0,1 mg/m3
Carcinogenicity: group 4
E: inhalable fraction, Damage to fetus unlikely if the
occupational exposure limit values are not exceeded.
Short term exposure limit : Peak-limit category: I(1)
IDLH value : 15 mg/m3

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: no data available
Materials to avoid: Organic materials, Noble metals
Hazardous reactions: Exothermic reaction with water, alcohols and amines.

Disposal considerations

Waste from residues: Dispose of as special waste in compliance with local and national regulations.
Contaminated packaging: Where possible recycling is preferred to disposal or incineration.