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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice

Remove contaminated, soaked clothing immediately and dispose of safely. Take affected person to fresh air. Adhere to personal protective measures when giving first aid. Keep warm, calm and covered up. By continuous complaints consult a physician. Alcohol increases the toxic effects.

If inhaled

Remove the casualty into fresh air and keep him calm. Get medical attention immediately.

In case of skin contact

Thaw frosted parts with lukewarm water. Do not rub affected area. Get immediate medical advice/attention.

In case of eye contact

In case of contact with eyes rinse thoroughly with plenty of water and seek medical advice. In case of irritation consult an occulist..

If swallowed

Summon a doctor immediately. Provide for body rest, protect against loss of heat. If individual is drowsy or unconscious place in recovery position (on left side, with head down).

Notes to physician

Hazards:

Danger of reduced reaction capability (sedativum) Risk of deterioration due to consumption of alcohol.

Symptoms:

Headache, Daze, Frostbite, Unconsciousness, Cough, Intoxication, CNS depression. When inhaled or swallowed depending on the time and amount, it can give rise to the following symptoms: Headaches, Giddiness, Tiredness, Nausea, Vomit, Heart beat distrubance, Intoxication, Unconciousness, Breathing stop, Death.

Treatment:

If ingested, irrigate the stomach using activated charcoal in addition. Treat frost-bitten areas as needed. Do not give drugs from adrenaline-ephedrine group.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media

Dry powder, carbon dioxide

Special exposure hazards arising from the substance or preparation itself, its combustion products, or released gases

In case of fires, hazardous combustion gases are formed: Hydrogen chloride (HCl). May form explosive mixtures in air.

Special protective equipment for fire fighting

Wear full protective suit. Use self-contained breathing apparatus.

Additional information on firefighting

Cool endangered containers with water spray jet. Heating causes rise in pressure with risk of bursting.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions

Keep away sources of ignition. Use personal protective clothing. Ensure adequate ventilation. Keep people away and stay on the upwind side.

Environmental precautions

Do not allow to enter drains or waterways. Do not discharge into the subsoil/soil.

Handling and storage

Part of this substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) transported intermediates. 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 Registrant's intermediate.

Advice on safe handling

Perform filling operations only at stations with exhaust ventilation facilities. Keep container tightly closed. Handle and open container with care. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Keep away from sources of ignition. Use explosion-proof equipment/fittings and non-sparking tools.

Storage space and container requirements

Store product in closed containers. Use stainless steel containers. Use glass containers. Suitable material for sealings: fluororubber, polytetrafluoroethylene, polyfluotthenpropene, graphite.

Unsuitable materials for containers

zinc, Aluminium. Nicht in Behältern aus Leichtmetall oder Legierungen lagern und transportieren.

Hints on storage assembly

Do not store with strong oxidizing agents. Do not store with combustible materials.

Storage specifications

Keep container tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place, open and handle carefully.

VCI storage category

2A: Gases (except aerosol dispensers and lighters)

Temperature class

T1

Specific end use(s)

Specific use(s): see exposure scenario

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
1037
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Labels:
2.1
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Risk No. 23, Tunnel restriction code (B/D)

Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
1037
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Labels:
2.1
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
1037
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Ethyl chloride
Labels:
2.1
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
1037
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Ethyl chloride
Labels:
2.1
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
ICAO / IATA cargo aircraft only
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Part of this substance is handled under Strictly Controlled Conditions in accordance with REACH regulation Article 18(4) transported intermediates. 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 Registrant's intermediate.

Respiratory protection

If workplace limits are exceeded, a respirations protection approved for this particular job must be worn. Self-contained breathing apparatus.Short term: filter apparatus, filter AX

Hand protection:       insulated gloves

Suitable material:       Butyl caoutchouc (butyl rubber)

Material thickness:       >= 0.5 mm

Break through time:       > 10 min

Evaluation:              suitable

Note:              Dichloromethane

Eye protection

Safety glasses with side protection shield

Skin and body protection

protective overall, rubber

General protective and hygiene

Do not inhale gases/vapours/aerosols. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Remove soiled or soaked clothing immediately.

Stability and reactivity

Thermal decomposition:               > 400 °C

Chemical stability              The product is chemically stable.

Hazardous reactions:              Explosive reaction with: Alkali metals, Aluminium, zinc.

Conditions to avoid:              temperatures above 200 °C. Formation of explosive gas/air mixtures.

                                               Keep away from heat sources, sparks and open flames.

Materials to avoid:              Alkali metals, Magnesium, Zinc, Aluminium, Oxidizing agents.

Hazardous decomposition products:       Hydrogen chloride (HCl)

Disposal considerations

Disposal considerations       In accordance with regulations for special waste, must be taken, after pretreatment, to an authorised special waste incineration plant.

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