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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Irritating to skin. Wash off immediately with plenty of soap and water. Remove
contaminated clothing. Seek medical attention if irritation or symptoms persist.
Eye contact: Irritating to eyes. Rinse immediately with plenty of water for 15 minutes holding the eyelids open. Seek medical attention if irritation or symptoms persist.
Inhalation: Irritating to respiratory system. Inhalation may cause coughing, tightness of the chest and irritation of the respiratory system. Move the exposed person to fresh air. Seek medical attention.
Ingestion: Ingestion may cause nausea and vomiting. Seek medical attention if irritation or
symptoms persist. DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING.

Fire-fighting measures

Use extinguishing media appropriate to the surrounding fire conditions.
Use as appropriate: carbon dioxide (CO2). Foam. Water spray.
Fire hazards Burning produces irritating, toxic and obnoxious fumes.
Protective equipment Wear suitable respiratory equipment when necessary.

Accidental release measures

Ensure adequate ventilation of the working area. Wear suitable protective equipment.
Environmental precautions Do not allow product to enter drains. Prevent further spillage if safe.
Clean up methods Absorb with inert, absorbent material. Sweep up. Transfer to suitable, labelled
containers for disposal. Clean spillage area thoroughly with plenty of water.

Handling and storage

CTO can contain small amounts of hydrogen sulphide (H2S). The gas can accumulate over time in the headspace of CTO storage tanks and
truck tanks. Its presence can pose a significant hazard to humans and the risk has to be recognized and managed.
Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Ensure adequate ventilation of the working area.
Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Storage: Keep in a cool, dry, well ventilated area. Keep containers tightly closed. Store in
correctly labeled containers. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations