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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- General advice:
Move out of dangerous area.
Place and transport victim in stable position (lying sideways).
Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.

- After inhalation:
Move to fresh air.
Keep patient warm and at rest.
Call a physician or poison control center immediately.

- After skin contact:
Wash off thoroughly with plenty of soap and water,
if available with polyethyleneglycol 400,
subsequently rinse with water.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.

- After eye contact:
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present, after the first 5 minutes, then continue rinsing eye.
Get medical attention if irritation develops and persists.

- After swallowing:
Call a physician or poison control center immediately.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Rinse mouth.

Fire-fighting measures

- Suitable extinguishing agents:
water spray,
alcohol-resistant foam,
dry chemical,
carbon dioxide.

- Unsuitable extinguishing agents:
High volume water jet

- Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or resulting gases:
Dangerous gases are evolved in the event of a fire.
Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.

- Protective equipment:
In the event of fire and/or explosion do not breathe fumes.
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

- Additional information:
Contain the spread of the fire-fighting media.
Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.

Accidental release measures

- Person-related safety precautions:
Avoid contact with spilled product or contaminated surfaces.
Use personal protective equipment.
Remove all sources of ignition.

- Measures for environmental protection:
Do not allow to get into surface water, drains and ground water.

- Measures for cleaning/collecting:
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder,
sawdust).
Clean contaminated floors and objects thoroughly, observing environmental regulations.
Collect and transfer the product into a properly labelled and tightly closed container.

Handling and storage

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.

Written confirmation of application of Strictly Controlled Conditions has been received from every affected Distributor and Downstream Processor/User of the Registrant’s intermediate.

Handling:

- Advice on safe handling
Use only in area provided with appropriate exhaust ventilation.

- Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.
Evaporating product is heavier than air and remains at ground level.
Even remote sources of ignition may be dangerous.

Storage:

- Requirements for storage areas and containers
Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
Store in original container.
Store in a place accessible by authorized persons only.
Keep away from direct sunlight.

- Advice on common storage
Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.

- Storage stability
On exposure to light the product turns dark. Store in a dark place.
Temperature tolerance: 0 - 40°C

- Suitable materials
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Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
(1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE)
Chemical name:
1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE
Language:
English
Class:
9, E1
Classification code:
M6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9, E1
Remarks:
Hazard no.: 90
Tunnel Code: E

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
(1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE)
Chemical name:
1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE
Language:
English
Class:
9, E1
Classification code:
M6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9, E1
Remarks
Hazard no.: 90

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
(1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE)
Chemical name:
1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A, S-F
Labels:
9
Marine pollutant
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3082
Proper shipping name and description:
ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, N.O.S.
(1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE)
Chemical name:
1,1-DIPHENYL-ETHYLENE
Class:
9, E1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9, E1
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Exposure controls / personal protection

This substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 17(3) for on-site isolated intermediates and, in case the substance is transported to other sites for further processing, the substance should be handled at these sites under the Strictly Controlled Conditions as specified in REACH regulation Article 18(4). Site documentation to support safe handling arrangements including the selection of engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment controls in accordance with risk-based management systems is available at each manufacturing site.

Written confirmation of application of Strictly Controlled Conditions has been received from every affected Distributor and Downstream Processor/User of the Registrant’s intermediate.

Personal precautions while handling the product:

- respiratory protection:
Wear respirator with an organic vapours and gas filter mask (protection factor 10) conforming to EN140 type A or equivalent.

- hand/skin/body protection:

Wear CE Marked (or equivalent) nitrile rubber gloves (minimum thickness 0,40 mm).
Wash when contaminated.
Dispose of when contaminated inside, when perforated or when contamination outside cannot be removed.
Wash hands always before eating, drinking, smoking or using the toilet.

Wear standard coverall and type 3 suit.
Wear two layers of clothing wherever possible.
Polyester/cotton or cotton overalls should be worn under chemical protection suit and
should be professionally laundered frequently.
If chemical protection suit is splashed, sprayed or significantly
contaminated, decontaminate as far as possible, then carefully
remove and dispose of as advised by manufacturer.

If product is handled while not enclosed, and if contact may occur:
Complete suit protecting against chemicals

- eye protection:
Wear goggles conforming to EN166 (Field of Use 5 or equivalent).

- Hygene measures:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Keep working clothes separately.
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Shower or bathe at the end of working.
Remove soiled clothing immediately and clean thoroughly before using again.
Garments that cannot be cleaned must be destroyed (burnt).

Stability and reactivity

- Thermal decomposition:
> 300 °C

- Hazardous Decomposition Products:
unstated

- Hazardous Reactions:
No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Stable under recommended storage conditions.

- Materials to avoid:
Acids,
Alkali metals,
Oxidizing agents

Disposal considerations

During the whole life cycle of the substance all necessary measures in accordance to
art. 18(4) of (EC) 1907/2006 are undertaken. The substance is handled under strictly
controlled conditions.

Additional information, e.g.:

Waste air from the process is being burnt.
Solvents, mother liquors, solid or aqueous waste is being burnt.

The data of CAS 530-48-3 (Substance 1,1-diphenylethylene) have been used.