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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Eye contact Holding the eyelids apart, flush eyes promptly with copious flowing water for at
least 20 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.
Skin contact Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with mild soap and plenty of
water for at least 15 minutes. Wash clothing before reuse. Get medical attention if
irritation occurs.
Inhalation In case of dust inhalation or breathing fumes released from heated material,
remove person to fresh air. Keep him quiet and warm. Apply artificial respiration if
necessary and get medical attention immediately.
Ingestion If swallowed, wash mouth thoroughly with plenty of water. Get medical attention
NOTE: Never give an unconscious person anything to drink
Most important symptoms
and effects, both acute and
None known
Indication of any immediate
medical attention and special
treatment needed

No specific antidote.
Treat symptomatically and supportively.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media Material is not combustible. Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding
fire conditions.
Special hazards arising from
the substance or mixture
When heated to decomposition, may release poisonous and corrosive fumes of
CO, CO2 and HBr.
Advice for fire-fighters Cool containers with water spray. In closed stores, provide fire-fighters with
self-contained breathing apparatus in positive pressure mode.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions,
protective equipment and
emergency procedures
Wear appropriate safety clothing and eye/face protection (see Section 8).
Environmental precautions Prevent product from entering drains, ditches and rivers.
Methods and materials for
containment and cleaning up
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal or possible reuse. Avoid
raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Reference to other sections None.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Keep containers tightly closed. Avoid bodily contact.
Conditions for safe storage,
including any incompatibilities
Do not store under direct sunlight, even for short periods. Store in a dry, cool,
well-ventilated area, away from incompatible materials (see Section 10).
Specific end use(s) No specific requirements

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Ventilation requirements Ventilation must be sufficient to maintain TLV-TWA below 3 mg/m³, respirable
particles, and 10 mg/m³, inhalable particles (ACGIH recommendation for Particles
(Insoluble or poorly soluble) Not Otherwise Specified (PNOS)).
Personal protective equipment:
- Respiratory protection Dust respirator
- Hand protection Protective gloves
- Eye protection Chemical safety goggles
- Skin and body protection Body covering clothes and boots
Hygiene measures Do not eat, smoke or drink where material is handled, processed or stored. Wash
hands thoroughly after handling and before eating or smoking. Safety shower and
eye bath should be provided.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity None known
Chemical stability Stable under normal conditions
Possibility of hazardous reactions Not expected to occur
Conditions to avoid Heating above decomposition temperature
Incompatible materials Acid anhydride, strong mineral acid, strong bases and oxidizing agents.
Hazardous decomposition products
Hydrogen bromide, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Waste disposal Dispose of in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.
Disposal of Packaging Dispose of in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.

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