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First-aid measures

* In case of inhalation

- If breathed in, move person into fresh air.

- Victim to lie down in the recovery position, cover and keep him warm.

- Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.

- Immediate medical attention is required.

* In case of skin contact

- Allow to evaporate.

- Rinse with lukewarm running water.

- Remove clothes carefully

- Wash off with warm water and soap.

- Call a physician immediately.

*In case of eye contact

- Keep eyelids open to allow evaporation of product.

- Flush eyes with running water for several minutes, while keeping the eyelids wide open.

- Immediate medical attention is required.

* In case of ingestion

- Not applicable

Fire-fighting measures

1-Extinguishing media

* Suitable extinguishing media

- powder

- Foam

- Dry chemical

- Carbon dioxide (CO2)

* Unsuitable extinguishing media

- Water

2-Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

- Extremely flammable

- Flash back possible over considerable distance.

- Explosion risk in case of fire.

- Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.

- Risk of ignition.

- Thermal decomposition can lead to release of toxic and corrosive gases.

3-Advice for firefighters

*Special protective equipment for firefighters

- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

- When intervention in close proximity wear acid resistant over suit.

* Further information

- Approach from upwind.

- Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.

- Evacuate personnel to safe areas.

- Never spray water onto a spillage of liquid gas.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

* Advice for non-emergency personnel

- Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.

* Advice for emergency responders

- Ventilate the area.

- Eliminate all ignition sources if safe to do so.

- Suppress (knock down) gases/vapours/mists with a water spray jet.

- Vapours are heavier than air and can cause suffocation by reducing oxygen available for breathing.

- Cover the spreading liquid with foam in order to slow down the evaporation.

- Avoid skin contact with leaking liquid (danger of frostbite).

- Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.

- Refer to protective measures

Environmental precautions

- Should not be released into the environment.

- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up

- Suppress (knock down) gases/vapours/mists with a water spray jet.

- Soak up with inert absorbent material.

- Suitable material for picking up.

- Earth

- Dry sand

- Shovel into suitable container for disposal.

Handling and storage

* Precautions for safe handling

- Handle and open container with care.

- Avoid skin contact with leaking liquid (danger of frostbite).

- Use only in well-ventilated areas.

- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

- Purge piping circuits and equipment with nitrogen.

- Clean and dry piping circuits and equipment before any operations.

- No sparking tools should be used.

- Use only explosion-proof equipment.

- Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge.

- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Hygiene measures

- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

- Gloves, overalls and boots have to be double layered (protection against cold temperature).

- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.

- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

* Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Technical measures/Storage conditions

- Keep in a cool, well-ventilated place.

- Keep away from heat.

- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

- Vapours are heavier than air and may spread along floors.

- Keep away from direct sunlight.

- Keep in container fitted with safety valve or vent.

- Keep away from combustible material.

- Keep away from incompatible products

- Provide electrical equipment safe for hazardous locations.

- Ensure all equipment is electrically grounded before beginning transfer operations.

- Do not confine the product in a circuit, between closed valves, or in a container without a vent.

- Refer to protective measures

* Packaging material

Suitable material

- Carbon steel

- Stainless steel

- Warning! Container under pressure.

* Requirements for storage rooms and vessels

- Maximum storage temperature: 50 °C

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 3160
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
LIQUEFIED GAS, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Hexafluoro-1,3-Butadiene
Language:
English
Labels:
2.3 (2.1)
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
Hazard Identification Number: 263
Tunnel restriction code (B/D)

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

UN number:
UN 3160
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
LIQUEFIED GAS, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Hexafluoro-1,3-Butadiene)
Language:
English
Labels:
2.3 (2.1)
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 3160
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
LIQUEFIED GAS, TOXIC, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
Chemical name:
Hexafluoro-1,3-Butadiene
Labels:
2.3 (2.1)
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 3160
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Not permitted for transport
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Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Technical protection measures

- Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.

- Provide local ventilation appropriate to the product decomposition risk

- Refer to protective measures.

- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

2. Organisational protection measures/ Hygiene measures

- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

- Gloves, overalls and boots have to be double layered (protection against cold temperature).

- Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.

- Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

- When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

3. Hand protection

- Wear protective gloves. Suitable material: - Neoprene gloves

4. Feet protection

- Wear safety shoes.

5. Body protection

- Wear work overall.

6. Eye protection

- Tightly fitting safety goggles

7. Respiratory protection

- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.

- When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators: self-contained breathing apparatus.

Stability and reactivity

1-Reactivity

- No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.

2 Chemical stability

- Stable under recommended storage conditions.

- Strong oxidizers, alkali metals and alkaline earth metals may cause fires or explosions.

3 Possibility of hazardous reactions

- Keep away from oxidizing agents., Potential for exothermic hazard

4 Conditions to avoid

- Heat, flames and sparks.

- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

5 Incompatible materials

- Alkali metals

- Alkaline earth metals

- Non iron metals (aluminium, magnesium, zinc, ...)

- Powdered metals

- Flammable materials

- Combustible material

6 Hazardous decomposition products

- Gaseous hydrogen fluoride (HF).

- Fluorophosgene

- The release of other hazardous decomposition products is possible.

Disposal considerations

Product Disposal

- Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.

- The incinerator must be equipped with a system for the neutralisation or recovery of HF.

- Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Advice on cleaning and disposal of packaging

- Purge the container with nitrogen and direct the gas to a treatment plant.

- Empty containers can be landfilled, when in accordance with the local regulations.