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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice:
If exposed or in case of symptoms caused by eye or skin contact, inhalation or swallowing, consult a physician.
Remove contaminated or soaked clothing immediately and dispose of safely.
If inhaled:
Bring affected person outside and ensure that he/she is comfortable.
In case of skin contact:
Wash off immediately with soap and plenty of water.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water, also under the eyelids.
If swallowed:
Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms:
Respiratory disorders
Numbness
nausea
Dyspnoe
Vomiting
headache
Spasm
unconsciousness
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment:
Symptomatic treatment.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.
Unsuitable extinguishing media:
high volume water jet
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous combustion products:
Carbon oxides
nitrous gases
Hydrocyanic acid (HCN)
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters:
In the case of fire, wear respiratory protective equipment independent of surrounding air and chemical protective suit.
Further information:
In case of fire cool containers or take them to a safe place. To cool, spray closed containers with water spray jet.

Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Personal precautions:
Wear personal protective equipment; see section 8.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Environmental precautions:
Product or extinguishing water with product must not be allowed to enter soil, sewers or natural bodies of water.
6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up:
Ventilate room thoroughly
Absorb with liquid-binding material, e. g.: diatomaceous earth, sand, universal binder
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling:
The substance must be handled under strictly controlled conditions in accordance with Article 17/18 of the REACH regulation.
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.
Do not allow individual / bulk containers to stand open
Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
When heated, formation of flammable or explosive vapour/air mixtures possible. Keep away from combustion sources such as sparks, flames and unprotected light sources Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Hygiene measures:
Do not inhale vapours / aerosols. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Remove contaminated or saturated clothing immediately and dispose of safely. Do not eat, drink or smoke while working. Wash hands, and/or face before breaks and when workday is finished. Keep away from food, drink and animal feedingstuffs.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Further information on storage conditions:
Keep containers tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.
Packaging material:
Suitable material: Mild steel

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2224
Proper shipping name and description:
BENZONITRILE
Chemical name:
Benzonitrile
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Classification code:
T1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1
Special Provisions:
Orange warning plate: 60 / 2224

Tunnel Restriction Code (ADR): (D/E)
Remarks:
Keep separate from foodstuffs, luxury foods, feedstuffs

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2224
Proper shipping name and description:
BENZONITRILE
Chemical name:
Benzonitrile
Language:
English
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2224
Proper shipping name and description:
BENZONITRILE
Chemical name:
Benzonitrile
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-A
Labels:
6.1
Remarks
Loading instructions:
IMDG: Clear of living quarters.
IMDG: Keep separate from acids.

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2224
Proper shipping name and description:
BENZONITRILE
Chemical name:
Benzonitrile
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1
Remarks
Loading instructions:
IATA_C: ERG-Code 6L
IATA_P: ERG-Code 6L

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Keep separate from foodstuffs, luxury foods, feedstuffs.

Exposure controls / personal protection

8.1 Control parameters
8.2 Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
Eye protection:
Safety glasses
Hand protection
Material:
Nitrile rubber, Recommendation: Camatril 730
Break through time: 10 min
Glove thickness: 0,4 mm
Material:
Butyl-rubber, Recommendation: Butoject 898
Break through time:480 min
Glove thickness:0,7 mm
Skin and body protection:
Protective clothing
Respiratory protection:
Use suitable respiratory protection where aerosols/vapours are generated.
Suitable filter: A, code colour brown

Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity
See section 10.3
10.2 Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous reactions:
No hazardous reactions are known if properly handled and stored.
10.4 Conditions to avoid
Conditions to avoid:
temperatures > 30 °C
Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
10.5 Incompatible materials
Materials to avoid:
strong oxidant, acids.
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Hazardous decomposition products formed under fire conditions. see section 5

Disposal considerations

13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product:
Must be brought to an adequate waste treatment facility, in conformity with applicable waste disposal regulations.
Contaminated packaging:
Packaging, that can not be reused after cleaning must be disposed or recycled in accordance with all federal, national and local regulations.