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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:
Pay attention to self-protection.
Remove victims from hazardous area.
Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance.
Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.
Do not leave victims unattended.
If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

Inhalation:
Inhalation is possible if aerosols, mists, dusts, or smoke form.
Move victims into fresh air.
With labored breathing: Provide with oxygen. Consult a doctor.
If the casualty is not breathing: Perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, notify emergency physician immediately.

Skin contact:
Wash off affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

Eye contact:
With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.
In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

Ingestion:
Rinse out mouth.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Consult a physician immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:
This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential. Damage to health is thus not expected.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
High volume water jet.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
In case of fire cool endangered containers with water.
In the case of fire, the following hazardous smoke fumes may be produced:
Carbon oxides

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
Wear a self contained respiratory apparatus.
Wear suitable protective clothing.

Advice for firefighters:
Water used to extinguish fire should not enter drainage systems, soil, or stretches of water Ensure there are sufficient retaining facilities for water used to extinguish fire. Contaminated fire-extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.
Fire residues should be disposed of in accordance with the regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Wear personal protective equipment.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Do not breathe vapours/dust.

Environmental precautions:
Do not allow entrance in sewage water, drainage systems, stretches of water, soil.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Pick up mechanically and collect in a suitable container. Avoid formation of dust.
Ventilate room thoroughly.
Clean contaminated surface thoroughly.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Precautions for safe handling
Use permissible in closed systems only. Handle and transfer product in closed systems only (gas displacement device).
Ensure that apparatus and pipelines are free from leaks. Do not ventilate into the open.
Dedicated loading/unloading stations required.
Avoid residues of the product on the containers.

Storage:
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities.
Store in the original receptacle, keeping this tightly sealed, under cool and dry conditions.

Further information:
In order to ensure due transportation, make certain that stacks are of the correct height, containers are securely fastened so as not to fall off, and labelled according to the regulations.

German storage class:
Combustible / non-combustible liquids and solids not assigned to other storage classes.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

Shippingopen allclose all
Remarks:
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

Shippingopen allclose all
Remarks
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Marine transport (IMDG)

Remarks
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Air transport ICAO/IATA

Remarks
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Not dangerous according to transport regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters:

CAS-No.:98-52-2
EC-No.: 202-676-4
Control parameters: 10 mg/m3
MAK(TRGS 900)
Type of exposure: Inhalable fraction.
Remarks: General dust limiting value(s):

Control parameters: 3 mg/m3
MAK(TRGS 900)
Type of exposure: As alveolar accessible part
Remarks: General dust limiting value(s):

Other information:
Suitable measuring processes are:
A: respirable dust fraction
BIA method 6068
E: inhalable fraction
BIA method 7284

Engineering measures:
Refill and handle product only in closed system.
Wastewater can be added to a biological wastewater treatment plant.
Minimization of emissions by means of suitable technical measures such as flanges and valves with low leakage rates, recirculation of vapours.
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.

Exposure controls:
The substance must be handled under strictly controlled conditions in accordance with Article 17/18 of the REACH Ordinance.
Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.
If dust occurs: dust mask with P1 particle filter

Hand protection
Glove material: Nitrile, for example, Dermatril 740, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany
Material thickness: 0.11 mm
Method: DIN EN 374
Accidental release measures:
Glove material: Nitrile, for example, Camatril (730), Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany
Material thickness: 0.4 mm
Method: DIN EN 374

Eye protection:
safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166

Hygiene measures:
Observe the rules usually applicable when handling chemicals.
Wash off immediately with plenty of water.
No eating, drinking, smoking, or snuffing tobacco at work. Wash face and/or hands before break and end of work.
Take off clothing and shoes contaminated with product. Clean before reuse.

Protective measures:
All precautionary measures indicated have to be observed.
Risk assessment and risk monitoring of all work places required.
Health, Safety and Emergency Management System recommended.
Regular safety training is a must.
Written approval necessary in case of non-routine jobs, e.g. maintenance activities.
The personal protective equipment used must meet the requirements of directive 89/686/EEC and amendments (CE certification).

Stability and reactivity

Stability: Distills without decomposition at atmospheric pressure.

Incompatible materials: Strong acids and strong bases.

Hazardous decomposition products: Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. Carbon oxides.

Disposal considerations

Product:
Strictly controlled conditions during disposal or treatment to air, wastewater and waste.
Wastewater can be added to a biological wastewater treatment plant.
Bring wastewater containing AOX for professional disposal.
Bring used exhaust air filter for incineration
Disposal according to local authority regulations.
The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.
Pack and label wastes like the pure substance. Do not detach label from the delivery containers prior to disposal.

Uncleaned packaging:
Do not reuse empty containers and dispose of in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.

Waste Key Number:
The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.