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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- General advice:

- Following inhalation:

Move victim to fresh air and keep victim warm and quiet. Give artificial respiration if victim is not breathing. Administer oxygen if breathing is difficult. Get immediate medical advice/attention.

- Following skin contact: In case of contact with substance, wash skin with soap and running water at least 15 minutes. Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Wash contaminated clothing and shoes before reuse. Get immediate medical advice/attention.

- Following eye contact:

Flush eyes with running water for at least 15 minutes while holding eyelids apart. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Get immediate medical advice/attention.

- Following ingestion:

Rinse mouth. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get immediate medical advice/attention.

- Self protection of the first aid: Use personal protective equipment. Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Ensure the medical personnel are aware of the material(s) involved and take precautions to protect themselves.

Fire-fighting measures

- Suitable extinguishing media:

Foam, alcohol resistant foam, carbon dioxide, water fog or spray

- Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:

Combustion generates toxic fumes, Material may produce irritating and highly toxic gases from decomposition by heat and combustion during burning. Take care as it may decompose upon combustion or in high temepratures to generate poisonous fume.

- Advice for fire fighter:Firefighters should wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Evacuate area and fight fire from safe distance. Dike fire-control water for later disposal; do not scatter the material. Move containers from fire area if you can do it without risk. Water may be used to keep fire-exposed containers cool until fire is out.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions, Protective equipment and emergency procedures:

Use personal protective equipment. Provide adequate ventilation. Wash your hands in clean water after handling. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Do not touch or walk through spilled material. It may cause a slipping hazard. Avoid breathing vapors, mist or gas.

- Environmental precautions: Atmosphere: Use with adequate ventilation. Land: Dike far ahead of liquid spill for later disposal. Underwater: Prevent entry into waterway and sewers.

- Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Wear protective eye wear, gloves and clothing. Small spill: Stop leak if without risk. Collect as much as possible in a clean container for (preferable) reuse or disposal. Absirb remainder with material such as wet towel or piece of cloth. Wash the spill site with water. Large spill: Prevent entry into waterways, sewers, basements or confined areas. Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal according to local regulations. Flush area with waters.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

○ Wash thoroughly after handling.

○ Put on appropriate personal protective equipment

○ Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing.

○ Product contains low level of organic volatiles which could accumulate in the unvented

headspace of drums or bulk storage vessels. Open drums in well ventilated area.

○ All handling equipment must be properly grounded.

○ Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces.

○ Avoid breathing vapors.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:

○ Store normal temperature and normal pressure

○ Avoid sparks, flames, heat and smoking.

○ Keep container closed tightly when not in use.

○ Empty container contains residual product which may exhibit hazards of product.

○ Empty drums should be completely drained, properly bunged, and promptly returned to a drum reconditioner, or properly disposed of.

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations