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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information: Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.

After inhalation: Immediately remove to fresh air. Consult a physician afterwards.

After contact with skin: In case of contact with skin wash off immediately with soap and water

After contact with eyes: In case of contact with eyes rinse thoroughly with plenty of water and seek medical advice

After ingestion: If swallowed seek medical advice immediately (treat symptomatically).

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: water spray jet, foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder

Special hazards arising from the substance: Carbon oxides

Special protective equipment for firefighting: Use self-contained breathing apparatus

Further information: Fire residues and contaminated firefighting water must be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations

Accidental release measures

Use personal protective clothing.

Do not discharge into the subsoil/soil.

Take up mechanically

When picked up, treat material as prescribed under heading "Disposal".

Avoid raising dust

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling:

Observe the usual precautions for handling chemicals. Provide good ventilation when handling large quantities. Avoid formation of dust.

Hygiene measures: Keep away from foodstuffs and beverages. Do not eat or drink during work time.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:

Keep away from sources of ignition - refrain from smoking. Take precautionary measures against build-up of electrostatic charges, e.g earthing

during loading and off-loading operations. Avoid formation of dust.

Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Shipment permitted

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

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Shipment permitted

Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde
Marine pollutant
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Shipment permitted

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 3077
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardous substance, solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
2-Hydroxy-1-naphthaldehyde
Special provisions / remarks
Remarks:
Shipment permitted
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Exposure controls / personal protection

This substance is exclusively used as an intermediate to be consumed in a chemical reaction for the synthesis of other chemical compounds.

During its lifecycle the substance is handled under strictly controlled conditions and is rigorously contained in accordance with Art. 18.

Based on the knowledge of the basic hazards to humans and environment technical, organizational and PPE measures are taken to minimize release and exposure of this substance. National regulatory requirements for the handling of chemicals are also fulfilled. Employees are regularly

trained. The efficiency of these measures is controlled e.g. by workplace measurements. In case of deviations these measures are adapted.

General protective measures:

Do not inhale dust. Avoid contact with eyes and skin. Observe the usual precautions for handling chemicals.

Respiratory protection : Dust mask

Hand protection : Suitable protective gloves

Eye protection : Safety glasses

Body protection : working clothes

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability: Under normal conditions the product is stable.

Disposal considerations

Product:

In accordance with current regulations may be taken to waste disposal site or incineration plant, after consultation with site operator and/or with the responsible authority

Uncleaned packaging:

Packaging that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of as product waste