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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, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide (CO2) to extinguish flames.

Inappropriate Extinguishing Media:  Straight streams of water or standard foam


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:  Smoke, Fume, Incomplete combustion products, Oxides of carbon


Flash Point [Method]:  >100°C  (212°F)  [ASTM D-93]

Upper/Lower Flammable Limits (Approximate volume % in air):   UEL:  6.2     LEL: 0.5   [In-house method]

Autoignition Temperature:   >250°C  (482°F)  [In-house method]

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.  Warn or evacuate occupants in surrounding and downwind areas if required, due to toxicity or flammability of the material.  


Land Spill:  Stop leak if you can do so without risk.  Do not touch or walk through spilled material.  Small Spills:  Absorb with earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers for later disposal.  Recover by pumping or with suitable absorbent.

Water Spill:  Stop leak if you can do so without risk.  Confine the spill immediately with booms.  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.However, bonding and earthing may not eliminate the hazard from static accumulation. Prevent small spills and leakage to avoid slip hazard.  DO NOT handle, store or open near an open flame, sources of heat or sources of ignition. Protect material from direct sunlight.

Loading/Unloading Temperature:  [Ambient]

Transport Temperature:  [Ambient]

Transport Pressure:  [Ambient]

Static Accumulator:  This material is not 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; Tank Cars; Drums

Suitable Materials and Coatings (Chemical Compatibility):  Carbon Steel; Stainless Steel; Aluminium; Polypropylene; Teflon; Nylon; Viton

Unsuitable Materials and Coatings:  Natural Rubber; Butyl Rubber; Vinyls

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not Regulated for Land Transport
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
UN or ID Number: 9006

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Label(s) / Mark(s): 9 (N2, F)
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Not Regulated for Sea Transport according to IMDG-Code
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Not Regulated for Sea Transport according to IMDG-Code

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
Not Regulated for Air Transport
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Exposure controls / personal protection


The level of protection and types of controls necessary will vary depending upon potential exposure conditions.

Control measures to consider:  Adequate ventilation should be provided so that exposure limits are not exceeded.


Personal protective equipment selections vary based on potential exposure conditions such as applications, handling practices, concentration and ventilation.  Information on the selection of protective equipment for use with this material, as provided below, is based upon intended, normal usage.  

Respiratory Protection:  If engineering controls do not maintain airborne contaminant concentrations at a level which is adequate to protect worker health, an approved respirator may be appropriate.  Respirator selection, use, and maintenance must be in accordance with regulatory requirements, if applicable.  

Types of respirators to be considered for this material include:  Half-face filter respirator, European Committee for Standardization (CEN) standards EN 136, 140 and 405 provide respirator masks and EN 149 and 143 provide filter recommendations. Type A filter material.

For high airborne concentrations, use an approved supplied-air respirator, operated in positive pressure mode.  Supplied air respirators with an escape bottle may be appropriate when oxygen levels are inadequate, gas/vapour warning properties are poor, or if air purifying filter capacity/rating may be exceeded.

Hand Protection:  Any specific glove information provided is based on published literature and glove manufacturer data.  Glove suitability and breakthrough time will differ depending on the specific use conditions.  Contact the glove manufacturer for specific advice on glove selection and breakthrough times for your use conditions. Inspect and replace worn or damaged gloves.

Chemical resistant gloves are recommended.  Nitrile, minimum 0.38 mm thickness or comparable protective barrier material with a high performance level for continuous contact use conditions, permeation breakthrough minimum 480 minutes in accordance with CEN standards EN 420 and EN 374.

Eye Protection:  If contact is likely, safety glasses with side shields are recommended.

Skin and Body Protection:  Any specific clothing information provided is based on published literature or manufacturer data.

The types of clothing to be considered for this material include:  Chemical/oil resistant clothing is recommended.

Specific Hygiene Measures:  Always observe good personal hygiene measures, such as washing after handling the material and before eating, drinking, and/or smoking.  Routinely wash work clothing and protective equipment to remove contaminants.  Discard contaminated clothing and footwear that cannot be cleaned.   Practice good housekeeping.

Stability and reactivity

STABILITY:  Material is stable under normal conditions.

CONDITIONS TO AVOID:  Excessive heat. High energy sources of ignition.

MATERIALS TO AVOID:  Strong oxidisers

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS:  Material does not decompose at ambient temperatures.


Disposal considerations

Disposal recommendations based on material as supplied.  Disposal must be in accordance with current applicable laws and regulations, and material characteristics at time of disposal.

Disposal considerations:

Suitable routes of disposal are supervised incineration, preferentially with energy recovery, or appropriate recycling methods in accordance with applicable regulations and material characteristics at the time of disposal.

The European Waste Catalogue (EWC) code is specific to the waste generating process and waste constituents.  Determine the EWC according to the criteria provided in the European Waste Catalogue and the hazardous waste list established by Commission Decision 2000/532/EC, as amended.

Empty Container Warning Empty Container Warning (where applicable):  Empty containers may contain residue and can be dangerous.  Do not attempt to refill or clean containers without proper instructions.  Empty drums should be completely drained and safely stored until appropriately reconditioned or disposed.  Empty containers should be taken for recycling, recovery, or disposal through suitably qualified or licensed contractor and in accordance with governmental regulations.  DO NOT PRESSURISE, CUT, WELD, BRAZE, SOLDER, DRILL, GRIND, OR EXPOSE SUCH CONTAINERS TO HEAT, FLAME, SPARKS, STATIC ELECTRICITY, OR OTHER SOURCES OF IGNITION.  THEY MAY EXPLODE AND CAUSE INJURY OR DEATH.