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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

liquid and solid
Inhalation: Get medical attention immediately. Move exposed person to fresh air. If it is suspected that fumes are still present, the rescuer should wear an appropriate mask or self-contained breathing apparatus. Keep person warm and at rest. If not breathing, if breathing is irregular or if respiratory arrest occurs, provide artificial respiration or oxygen by trained personnel. It may be dangerous to the person providing aid to give mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. If unconscious, place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Maintain an open airway. Loosen tight clothing such as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

Ingestion: Get medical attention immediately. Wash out mouth with water. Move exposed person to fresh air. Keep person warm and at rest. If material has been swallowed and the exposed person is conscious, give small quantities of water to drink. Stop if the exposed person feels sick as vomiting may be dangerous. Do not induce vomiting unless directed to do so by medical personnel. If vomiting occurs, the head should be kept low so that vomit does not enter the lungs. Chemical burns must be treated promptly by a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If unconscious, place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately. Maintain an open airway. Loosen tight clothing such
as a collar, tie, belt or waistband.

liquid
Skin contact: Wash skin immediately with plenty of water and soap. Subsequent cleansing with polyethyleneglycol 400, then again with water and
soap. Get medical attention if irritation develops. CONTACT WITH THE HOT MELT: Cooling immediately with plenty of water. Do not remove product crusts which may have formed neither forcibly nor by applying any solvents to the skin involved. In order to obtain medical care for possible burns and for a smooth cleansing of the skin, seek medical advice immediately.
solid
Skin contact: Wash skin immediately with plenty of water and soap. Subsequent cleansing with polyethyleneglycol 400, then again with water and
soap. Get medical attention if irritation develops. Wash clothing before reuse. Clean shoes thoroughly before reuse.

liquid and solid
Eye contact: Get medical attention immediately. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Check for and remove any contact lenses. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes. Chemical burns must be treated promptly by a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

liquid and solid
Extinguishing media
Suitable: In case of fire, use water spray (fog), foam, dry chemical or CO2.

Not suitable: None known.

Special exposure hazards: No specific fire or explosion hazard.
Promptly isolate the scene by removing all persons from the vicinity of the incident if there is a fire. No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. This material is toxic to aquatic organisms. Fire water contaminated with this material must be contained and prevented from being discharged to any waterway, sewer or drain.

Hazardous combustion products: Decomposition products may include the following materials: carbon oxides

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: Fire-fighters should wear appropriate protective equipment and selfcontained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with a full face-piece operated in positive pressure mode.

Accidental release measures

liquid and solid
Personal precautions: No action shall be taken involving any personal risk or without suitable training. Keep unnecessary and unprotected personnel
from entering. Do not touch or walk through spilled material. Provide adequate ventilation. Put on appropriate personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions: Avoid dispersal of spilled material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains and sewers. Inform the relevant authorities if the product has caused environmental pollution (sewers, waterways, soil or air). Toxic to aquatic organisms, may cause long-term adverse
effects in the aquatic environment.

Large spill: Move containers from spill area. Prevent entry into sewers, water courses, basements or confined areas. Vacuum or sweep up material and place in a designated, labeled waste container. Dispose of via a licensed waste disposal contractor.

Small spill: Move containers from spill area. Vacuum or sweep up material and place in a designated, labeled waste container. Dispose of via a
licensed waste disposal contractor.

Handling and storage

liquid and solid
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 affected Distributor and Downstream Manufacturer/User of the Registrants intermediate.

Handling: Put on appropriate personal protective equipment. Eating, drinking and smoking should be prohibited in areas where this material is handled, stored and processed. Workers should wash hands and face before eating, drinking and smoking. Do not get in eyes or on skin or clothing. Do not ingest. Avoid release to the environment. If during normal use the material presents a respiratory hazard, use only with adequate ventilation or wear
appropriate respirator. Keep in the original container or an approved alternative made from a compatible material, kept tightly closed when not in use. Empty containers retain product residue and can be hazardous.

solid
Storage: Store in accordance with local regulations. Store in original container protected from direct sunlight in a dry, cool and wellventilated area, away from incompatible materials and food and drink. Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Containers that have been opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Do not store in unlabeled containers. Use appropriate containment to avoid
environmental contamination.

liquid
Storage: Store in accordance with local regulations. Store in a dry place. Keep container tightly closed and sealed until ready for use. Containers that have been opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Do not store in unlabelled containers. Use appropriate containment to avoid environmental contamination.

Packaging materials
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Recommended: Use original container.

solid
Remarks: Avoid the formation of dust, if necessary siphoning the product off locally. Take precautionary measures against electrostatic discharges.

liquid
Remarks: Keep under ntrogen. Moisture-sensitive material.
The product is registered with strictly controlled conditions as defined in Article 17(3) or 18(4) of regulation (EC) no. 1907/2006 (REACH Regulation) and must therefore be handled as such. Refer to the industry guidance prepared by Concawe/Cefic/EFCG for advice on the confirmation of strictly
controlled conditions.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
liquid: UN3265
solid: UN3261
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(2-TERT.-BUTYL-5-
METHYLPHENOL)

CORROSIVE LIQUID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(2-TERT-BUTYL-5-
METHYLPHENOL)
Chemical name:
6-tert-butyl-m-cresol
Language:
English
Class:
liquid and solid: 8
Classification code:
liquid
Hazard identification number
80
Limited quantity
LQ0
Emergency schedules (EmS)
F-A, S-B

solid
Hazard identification number
80
Limited quantity
LQ23
Emergency schedules (EmS)
F-A, S-B
Passenger aircraft
813: 15 kg
Cargo aircraft
816: 50 kg
Packaging group:
liquid and solid
II
Labels:
liquid
Corrosive.
Keep dry.
Hot melt; risk of skin burns.
Keep away from cargo susceptible to odour.
Keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis.

solid
Corrosive.
Has an intense odour.
Keep dry.
Keep away from cargo susceptible to odour.
Keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis.
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
Liquid: UN3265
Solid: UN3261
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
Liquid and solid
8
Classification code:
80
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
liquid
Corrosive.
Keep dry.
Hot melt; risk of skin burns.
Keep away from cargo susceptible to odour.
Keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis.

solid
Corrosive.
Has an intense odour.
Keep dry.
Keep away from cargo susceptible to odour.
Keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis.
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
Liquid: UN3265
Solid: UN3261
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(2-TERT.-BUTYL-5-
METHYLPHENOL)

CORROSIVE LIQUID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(2-TERT-BUTYL-5-
METHYLPHENOL)
Chemical name:
6-tert-butyl-m-cresol
Class:
Liquid and solid
8
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-B
Labels:
liquid
Corrosive.
Keep dry.
Hot melt; risk of skin burns.
Keep away from cargo susceptible to odour.
Keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis.

solid
Corrosive.
Has an intense odour.
Keep dry.
Keep away from cargo susceptible to odour.
Keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis.
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
Solid: UN3261
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE SOLID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
(2-TERT.-BUTYL-5-
METHYLPHENOL)

Chemical name:
6-tert-butyl-m-cresol
Class:
solid
8
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
solid
Corrosive.
Has an intense odour.
Keep dry.
Keep away from cargo susceptible to odour.
Keep away from foodstuffs, acids and alkalis.
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

liquid and solid
Exposure limit values: Not available.

Recommended monitoring procedures: If this product contains ingredients with exposure limits, personal, workplace atmosphere or biological monitoring may be required to determine the effectiveness of the ventilation or other control measures and/or the necessity to use respiratory protective
equipment. Reference should be made to European Standard EN 689 for methods for the assessment of exposure by inhalation to chemical agents and national guidance documents for methods for the determination of hazardous substances.

Risk management measures Occupational exposure controls
Technical measures: If user operations generate dust, fumes, gas, vapor or mist, use process enclosures, local exhaust ventilation or other engineering controls to keep worker exposure to airborne contaminants below any recommended or statutory limits.
The substance shall be rigorously contained by technical means during its whole lifecycle including manufacture, purification, cleaning and maintenance of equipment, sampling, analysis, loading and unloading of equipment or vessels, waste disposal or purification and storage. Procedural and control technologies shall be used that minimise emission and any resulting exposure. In cases of accident and where waste is generated, procedural and/or control technologies shall be used to minimise emissions and the resulting exposure during purification or cleaning and maintenance
procedures.

Organisational measures: Only properly trained and authorised personnel shall handle the substance. In the case of cleaning and maintenance works, special procedures such as purging and washing shall be applied before the system is opened and entered.

Personal protection measures
liquid
Respiratory protection: If exposure cannot be ruled out, e.g. during product transfer, sampling or maintenance, a well-fitting respiratory mask conforming to standards or well-fitting respiratory device conforming to standards must be worn. Respirator selection must be based on known or anticipated exposure levels, the hazards of the product and the safe working limits of the selected respirator. Recommended: Wear respiratory equipment in case vapours and aerosols are emitted. gas filter, e.g. DIN 3181 A, against organic vapours.

solid
Respiratory protection:If exposure cannot be ruled out, e.g. during product transfer, sampling or maintenance, a well-fitting respiratory mask conforming to standards or well-fitting respiratory device conforming to standards must be worn. Respirator selection must be based on known or anticipated exposure levels, the hazards of the product and the safe working limits of the selected respirator. Recommended: Combination filter, e.g. DIN 3181 ABEK.

liquid
Hand protection: Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical
products if product contact cannot be excluded. After contamination with product change the gloves immediately and dispose of them according to relevant national and local regulations <1 hours (breakthrough time): PVC - or Rubber gloves.

solid
Hand protection: Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical
products if product contact cannot be excluded. After contamination with product change the gloves immediately and dispose of them according to relevant national and local regulations <1 hours (breakthrough time): Polychloroprene - CR, Fluorinated rubber - FKM, Polyvinyl chloride - PVC

liquid
Eye protection: Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used to avoid exposure to liquid splashes, mists, gases or dusts.

solid
Eye protection: Safety eyewear complying with an approved standard should be used to avoid exposure to liquid splashes, mists, gases or dusts.
Recommended: Safety glasses. face shield

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Skin protection: Personal protective equipment for the body should be selected based on the task being performed and the risks involved and
should be approved by a specialist before handling this product. Recommended: saranex protective clothing

Hygiene measures: Wash hands, forearms and face thoroughly after handling chemical products, before eating, smoking and using the lavatory and at the end of the working period. Appropriate techniques should be used to remove potentially contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing. Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Environmental exposure controls
Technical measures: Emissions from ventilation or work process equipment should be checked to ensure they comply with the requirements of
environmental protection legislation. In some cases, special waste water treatment, fume scrubbers, filters or engineering modifications to the process equipment will be necessary to reduce emissions to acceptable levels.


Stability and reactivity

liquid
Stability: The product is stable.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous reactions will not occur.

Conditions to avoid: Take any precaution to avoid mixing with acids or bases.

Hazardous decomposition products: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.

solid
Stability: The product is stable.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous reactions will not occur.

Conditions to avoid: In the case of dusty organic products the possibility of a dust explosion should always be considered. Take any precaution to
avoid mixing with acids or bases.

Hazardous decomposition products: Under normal conditions of storage and use, hazardous decomposition products should not be produced.

Disposal considerations

liquid and solid
Methods of disposal: Examine possibilities for re-utilisation. Product residues and uncleaned empty containers should be packaged, sealed, labelled,
and disposed of or recycled according to relevant national and local regulations. Where large quantities are concerned, consult the supplier. When uncleaned empty containers are passed on, the recipient must be warned of any possible hazard that may be caused by residues. For disposal within the EC, the appropriate code according to the European Waste List (EWL) should be used. It is among the tasks of the polluter to assign the waste to waste codes specific to industrial sectors and processes according to the European Waste List (EWL).

Hazardous waste: The classification of the product may meet the criteria for a hazardous waste.