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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation:
Move to fresh air, consult doctor if complaint persists.
Skin contact:
Soak the bonded surface in warm soapy water or in a warm 1% solution of sodium bicarbonate. Peel or roll the surfaces apart gently with the aid of a blunt edge e.g. a teaspoon handle or spatula. Do not try to pull surface apart with a direct opposing action. Remove residual adhesive from the skin with plenty of soap and water.
Contact with the mouth:
If lips are accidentally stuck together apply lots of warm water to the lips and encourage maximum wetting and pressure from salvia inside the mouth.
Peel or roll lips apart gently. Do not try to pull the lips apart with direct opposing action.
Ingestion:
Ensure that breathing passages are not obstructed. The product will polymerise immediately in the mouth making it almost impossible to swallow. In the unlikely event of adhesive entering the mouth it will solidify on contact with the moisture in the mouth bonding directly on the surfaces in the mouth. Salvia will gradually debond the adhessive over a period of hours. Do not try to pull the polymerised adhesive from the mouth. Keep cheking the mouth to ensure that the person doesn`t swallow it when it detaches.
Eye contact:
In the event of the eyelids being bonded, wash thoroughly and gently with warm water and apply a gauze patch over the eye. Do not force the eye open. Seek medical attention. Cyanoacrylate will bond to the eye protein and will cause periods of weeping which will help to debond the adhesive. The eye will open without any further action in 1-3 days even if gross contamination has occured. Double vision may be experienced during this period. There should be no residual damage to the eye.
Burns:
Cyanoacrylates give off heat on solidification. Gross contamination with the adhesive may generate enough heat to cause a burn. Burns should be treated normally after the polymer has been removed gently from the skin. If the person experiences a burning sensation flood the contaminated akin immediately with plenty of cold water to cool the burn. continue to remove the adhesive by gently peeling or rolling it from the skin whilst soaking the contaminated area in cold water. It will take longer to remove the adhesive with cold water but it will still be effective.
Accidental bonding of clothing with cyanoacrylate adhesive on the human skin:
If the cyanoacrylate adhesive has been splashed on the clothing and has soaked through to the skin the clothing should never be forcibly removed from the skin. If the clothing has bonded directly on the skin and the person isn`t experiencing a burning sensation the affected area should be soaked with warm soapy water and the clothing removed gently by peeling or rolling back. Cold water should be used in cases where there is any burning sensation. Forcible removal of bonded clothing from the skin could lead to mechanical damage occuring to the skin and this could result in a more severe injury.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
foam, extinguishing powder, carbon dioxide, fine water spray
Special protection equipment for fire figthers:
Fire fighters should wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and suitable protective clothing.
Hazardous combustion products:
Oxides of carbon, oxides of nitrogen, irritating organic vapors.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Wear personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing vapour and avoid skin and eye contact.
Envrionmental precautions:
Do not let product enter drains.
Clean-up methods:
Do not use cloths for mopping up. Flood with water to complete polymeristaion and scrape off the floor. Cured material can be disposed of as non-hazardous waste.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Ventilation (low level) is recommended when using large volumes.
Use of dispensing equipment is recommended to minimise the risk of skin or eye contact.
Storage:
Store in a cool dry place. Keep containers tightly closed. Protect from moisture.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
not available
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Class:
not dangerous goods
Classification code:
not dangerous goods
Packaging group:
not dangerous goods
Labels:
not dangerous goods
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
not available
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Class:
not dangerous goods
Classification code:
not dangerous goods
Packaging group:
not dangerous goods
Labels:
not dangerous goods
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
not available
Proper shipping name and description:
not dangerous goods
Chemical name:
ethyl-2-cyanoacrylate
Class:
not dangerous goods
Packaging group:
not dangerous goods
EmS code:
not available
Labels:
not dangerous goods
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3334
Proper shipping name and description:
Aviation regulated liquid, n.o.s. (Cyanoacrylate ester)
Chemical name:
ethyl-2-cyanoacrylate
Class:
9
Packaging group:
Packaging instructions (passenger): 906
Packaging instructions (cargo): 906
Labels:
9
Remarks
Primary packs containg less than 500ml are unregulated by this mode of transport and may be shipped unrestricted.

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
None

Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls:
Ireland: OEL /TWA) 0.2 ppm
Germany: no MAK value established
UK: STEL 0.3 ppm / 1.5 mg/m³
Personal protection:
Respiratory protection: Ensure adequate ventilation.
Hand protection: In circumstances where there is a potential for prolonged or repeated skin contact, the use of polyvinyl chloride or nitrile rubber gauntlets or equivalent solvent resistant gloves is recommended.
The use of chemical resistant gloves such as Nitrile are recommended.
Eye protection: Wear protective glasses.
General protection and hygiene measures: good industrial hygiene practices should be observed.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: Stable under normal conditions of storage and use.
Material to avoid: Rapid exothermic polymerization will occurs in the presence of water, amines, alkalis and alcohols.

Disposal considerations

Product disposal:
Cured adhesive: Dispose of as water insoluble non-toxic solid chemical in authorised landfill or incinerate under controlled conditions.
Dispose of in accordance with local and national regulations.
Contribution of this product to waste is very insignificant in comparison to article in which it is used.
Waste code (EWC): 08 04 09 waste adhesives and sealants containing organic solvents and other dangerous substances.
Disposal of uncleaned packages: After use, tubes, cartons and bottles containing residul product should be disposed of as chemically contaminated waste in an authorised legal land fill site or incinerated. Disposal must be made according to offical regulations.