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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation
- Move the person away from the contaminated area. Make the affected person rest.
- If necessary seek medical advice.
Skin contact
- Remove all contaminated clothing and footwear.
- Wash with soap and water.
Eye contact
- Rinse with running water whilst keeping the eyes wide open. (at least 15 minutes).
Ingestion
- NEVER attempt to induce vomiting. Rinse mouth out with water.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
- Carbon dioxide (CO2), Foam, Powders, Water spray
Fire fighting methods
- Self-contained breathing apparatus.
- Cool down the containers/equipment exposed to heat with a water spray.

Accidental release measures

NO flames, NO sparks. Eliminate all sources of ignition.
Mechanically ventilate the spillage area, whilst avoiding the formation of explosive concentrations.
Use flame-proof equipment to collect up the product and place it in a spare container:
- suitably labelled.
- tightly closed.
Keep the recovered product for subsequent disposal at an authorized site.

Handling and storage

Store the container tightly closed, away from any source of heat, at temperatures not exceeding 25°C.
Earth the equipment used to transfer the product.
Avoid the build-up of electrostatic charge.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
1325
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
hexamethylcyclotrisiloxane
Language:
English
Class:
4.1
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
4.1
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
1325
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Class:
4.1
Classification code:
F1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
4.1
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
1325
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
hexamethylcyclotrisloxane
Class:
4.1
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A, S-G
Labels:
4 FLAMMABLE SOLID
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
1325
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE SOLID, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
hexamethylcyclotetrasiloxane
Class:
4.1
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
4 FLAMMABLE SOLID
Remarks
Passenger aircraft: Packing instruction: 419 Quantity : 25kg
Cargo aircraft : Packing instruction: 420 Quantity : 100 kg
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Ensure good ventilation of the work station.
In the event of insufficient ventilation, use respiratory gas protective device.
Safety spectacles. Eye fountain.

Stability and reactivity

Stable at room temperature.
Materials to avoid : strong oxidizing agents.
On combustion forms: Carbon oxides (CO + CO2), amorphous silica

Disposal considerations

Dispose of residues from product at a licensed waste collection point.
Empty the packaging completely prior to disposal.
Following decontamination, re-use or recycle metal packaging. Incinerate plastic packaging at a licensed installation.