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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

DESCRIPTION OF FIRST AID MEASURES
- General information: Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
- Inhalation: Move affected person to fresh air at once. If breathing stops, provide artificial respiration. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
- Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth thoroughly with water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
- Skin contact: Remove affected person from source of contamination. Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
- Eye contact: Remove any contact lenses and open eyelids wide apart. Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.

MOST IMPORTANT SYMPTOMS AND EFFECTS, BOTH ACUTE AND DELAYED
- General information: The severity of the symptoms described will vary dependent on the concentration and the length of exposure.

INDICATION OF ANY IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION AND SPECIAL TREATMENT NEEDED
- Notes for the doctor: No specific recommendations.

Fire-fighting measures

EXTINGUISHING MEDIA
- Suitable extinguishing media: Extinguish with foam, carbon dioxide or dry powder.
- Unsuitable extinguishing media: None known.

SPECIAL HAZARDS ARISING FROM THE SUBSTANCE OR MIXTURE
- Specific hazards: No unusual fire or explosion hazards noted.
- Hazardous combustion products: Carbon dioxide (CO2). Carbon monoxide (CO). Oxides of nitrogen.

ADVICE FOR FIREFIGHTERS
- Protective actions during firefighting: No specific firefighting precautions known.
- Special protective equipment for firefighters: Wear positive-pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and appropriate protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS, PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND EMERGENCY PROCEDURES
- Personal precautions: Wear protective clothing as described in Section 8 of the Safety Data Sheet (‘Exposure Controls/Personal Protection’)

ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS
- Environmental precautions: Do not discharge into drains or watercourses or onto the ground.

METHODS AND MATERIAL FOR CONTAINMENT AND CLEANING UP
- Methods for cleaning up: Stop leak if possible without risk. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place into containers. Collect spillage for reclamation or disposal in sealed containers via a licensed waste contractor. Avoid water contacting spilled material or leaking containers.

Handling and storage

PRECAUTIONS FOR SAFE HANDLING
- Usage precautions: Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Avoid spilling. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapours. Provide adequate ventilation. Use approved respirator if air contamination is above an acceptable level. Pregnant or
breastfeeding women should not work with this product if there is any risk of exposure.

- Advice on general occupational hygiene: Good personal hygiene procedures should be implemented. Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wash promptly with soap and water if skin becomes contaminated. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.

CONDITIONS FOR SAFE STORAGE, INCLUDING ANY INCOMPATABILITIES
- Storage precautions: Store locked up. Store in tightly-closed, original container in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.

- Storage class: Miscellaneous hazardous material storage.

Specific end use(s):
- The identified uses for this product are detailed in Section 1.2 of the Safety Data Sheet.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not Applicable.
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
Not Applicable.
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
Not Applicable.
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
Not Applicable.
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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
The product is not covered by international regulations on the transport of dangerous goods
(IMDG, IATA, ADR/RID).

Exposure controls / personal protection

CONTROL PARAMETERS

DNEL:
Industry - Inhalation; Long term systemic effects: 0.5 mg/m³
Industry - Dermal; Long term systemic effects: 6.7 mg/kg bw/day

PNEC:
Industry - Fresh water; 0 mg/l
Industry - Marine water; 0 mg/l
Industry - Intermittent release; 0 mg/l
Industry - Sediment (Freshwater); 0.042 mg/kg dwt
Industry - Sediment (Marinewater); 0.004 mg/kg dwt
Industry - STP; 100 mg/l
Industry - Soil; 0.008 mg/kg dwt

Appropriate engineering controls:
Provide adequate general and local exhaust ventilation.

Eye/face protection:
Personal protective equipment for eye and face protection should comply with European Standard EN166. Unless the assessment indicates a higher degree of protection is required, the following protection should be worn: Tight-fitting safety glasses. Provide eyewash station and safety shower.

Hand protection:
To protect hands from chemicals, gloves should comply with European Standard EN374. It is recommended that gloves are made of the following material: Nitrile rubber. The selected gloves should have a breakthrough time of at least 4 hours. Protective gloves should have a minimum thickness of 0.4 mm. Specific work environments and material handling practices may vary, therefore safety procedures should be developed for each intended application.

Other skin and body protection:
Wear suitable protective clothing as protection against splashing or contamination.

Respiratory protection:
Respiratory protection complying with an approved standard should be worn if a risk assessment indicates inhalation of contaminants is possible. Half mask and quarter mask respirators with replaceable filter cartridges should comply with European Standard EN140. Particulate filter, type P2.

Stability and reactivity

REACTIVITY
- There are no known reactivity hazards associated with this product.

CHEMICAL STABILITY
- Stable at normal ambient temperatures and when used as recommended.

POSSIBILITY OF HAZARDOUS REACTIONS
- Will not polymerise.

CONDITIONS TO AVOID
- Avoid exposure to high temperatures or direct sunlight.

INCOMPATABLE MATERIALS
- Strong oxidising agents. Strong reducing agents. Strong acids. Strong alkalis.

HAZARDOUS DECOMPOSITION PRODUCTS
- Oxides of carbon. Oxides of nitrogen.

Disposal considerations

WASTE TREATMENT METHODS
General information When handling waste, the safety precautions applying to handling of the product should be considered.

Disposal methods:
Dispose of waste to licensed waste disposal site in accordance with the requirements of the local Waste Disposal Authority. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place into containers. Dispose of waste via a licensed waste disposal contractor.