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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:
General advice:
- First-aid crew: Ensure self-protection.
- Move out of dangerous area.
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.

If inhaled:
- Move to fresh air.
- If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of skin contact:
- Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
- Call a physician immediately.

In case of eye contact:
- Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids,for at least 15 minutes.
- Call a physician immediately.

If swallowed:
- Rinse mouth with water.
- Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
- Do NOT induce vomiting.
- Call a physician immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
Symptoms:
- Headache
- Nausea
- Dizziness
- Unconsciousness

Risks:
- Corrosive effects

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment:
- Treat symptomatically.
- For specialist advice physicians should contact the Poisons Information Service

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media:
- Dry sodium chloride
- Limestone powder

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
- Water
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)
- Foam

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Specific hazards during fire fighting:
- May form toxic gases on heating or in case of fire.

Advice for firefighters:
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
- In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information :
- Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
- Be aware of a dangerous reaction with water, if the container is ruptured.
- Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.
- Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Personal precautions:
- Wear personal protective equipment.
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Remove all sources of ignition.
- Do not smoke.

Environmental precautions:
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
- Avoid subsoil penetration.
- If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Methods for cleaning up:
- Never allow contact with water.
- Cover spilled material with limestone powder.
- Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.

Reference to IUCLID sections 11:
- Exposure controls/personal protection
- Disposal considerations

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:
Advice on safe handling:
- Handle under inert gas.
- Never allow water to come into contact with the product.
- Avoid dust formation.
- Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
- Have eye wash bottle or eye rinse ready at the work place.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
- Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
- Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
- Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
- Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
- Protect from direct sunlight.
- Protect from moisture.
- Keep under inert gas.

Storage temperature:
- 5 - 30 °C

Specific end uses:
Specific use(s):
- Reagent for organic synthesis.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3391
Proper shipping name and description:
ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, SOLID, PYROPHORIC Lithium diisopropylamide
Chemical name:
Lithium diisopropylamide
Language:
English
Class:
4.2
Classification code:
S5
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
4.2
Special Provisions:
Hazard identification No:
- 43

Tunnel restriction code:
- (B/E)
Remarks:
Environmentally hazardous:
- no

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
Not applicable
Proper shipping name and description:
ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, SOLID, PYROPHORIC Lithium diisopropylamide
Chemical name:
Not applicable
Language:
English
Class:
Not applicable
Classification code:
Not applicable
Packaging group:
Not applicable
Labels:
Not applicable
Remarks
Not applicable

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3391
Proper shipping name and description:
ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, SOLID, PYROPHORIC Lithium diisopropylamide
Chemical name:
Lithium diisopropylamide
Class:
4.2
Packaging group:
I
EmS code:
EmS number 1:
F-G

EmS number 2:
S_M
Labels:
4.2
Remarks
Not applicable

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3391
Proper shipping name and description:
ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, SOLID, PYROPHORIC Lithium diisopropylamide
Chemical name:
Lithium diisopropylamide
Class:
4.2
Not permitted for transport
Packaging group:
Not permitted for transport
Labels:
Not permitted for transport
Remarks
Not permitted for transport

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Not applicable

Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters:
- Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

Exposure controls:
Engineering measures:
- Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas.
- Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.

Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection:
- In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment.
- Recommended Filter type: Half mask with a particle filter P2 (EN 143).

Hand protection:
- Flame retardant gloves.
- Protective gloves complying with EN 374.
- The exact break through time can be obtained from the protective glove producer and this has to be observed.
- Protective gloves have to be replaced at the first sign of deterioration.

Eye protection:
- Eye protection (EN 166).
- Tightly fitting safety goggles.

Skin and body protection:
- Flame retardant, antistatic and chemical resistant protective clothing.

Hygiene measures:
- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
- Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes.
- Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
- When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
- Do not breathe dust.

Protective measures:
- Facilities storing or utilizing this material should be equipped with an eyewash facility and safety shower.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Environmental exposure controls:
General advice:
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
- Avoid subsoil penetration.
- If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity:
- Risk of violent reaction.

Chemical stability:
- Decomposes on heating.
- Sensitive to air.
- Decomposition under influence of moisture is highly accelerated by heating.

Possibility of hazardous reactions:
Hazardous reactions:
- Reacts violently with water.

Conditions to avoid:
- Protect from frost, heat and sunlight.
- Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
- Protect from moisture.
- Take precautionary measures static discharges.

Incompatible materials:
Materials to avoid:
- Water
- Acids
- Oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products:
Risk of decomposition:
- Decomposes in contact with water

Decomposition products:
- Diisopropylamine
- Lithium hydroxide

Thermal decomposition:
- > 40 °C
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods:
Product:
- If recycling is not practicable, dispose of in compliance with local regulations.

Contaminated packaging:
- Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.

Waste Code:
- Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.