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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air and seek medical advice if necessary.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical
advice if necessary.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Wash out mouth. Give plenty of bland fluids and seek medical

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water, foam, or dry powder are suitable.

Product arising from burning: Combustion products may contain carbon, nitrogen and sulphur
oxides together with some hydrogen cyanide and soot.

Product determined by test: Y

Protective equipment: Wear a suitable breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Wear safety equipment as indicated at 2.3.1. Sweep up spilt
material and transfer to a closed container for disposal
using an approved incinerator. Do not allow material to
enter drains or sewers. Do not contaminate ponds, ditches or

Handling and storage

Handling: Minimise exposure using enginnering control procedures. (eg
dust extraction). If necessary wear protective clothing
(overalls), gloves and a powder mask (eg BS 2091).

Storage: Store in the original container, tightly closed and in a
cool dry place.

Contact with combustible material may cause fire.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Fibreboard Kegs

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: No special precautions.
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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery is not possible as all the substance is converted
during use.

Recovery from a spillage is not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Alkaline hydrolysis will remove the mesyl group.


Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Use high temperature incineration at an approved facility.
Waste gas treatment to remove nitrogen and sulphur oxides
should be used.


Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended. Avoid discharge to aqueous systems.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.