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First-aid measures

If inhaled: If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off with soap and plenty of water. If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of eye contact: In case of contact, immediately flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice.

If swallowed: If large quantities of this material are swallowed, call a physician immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

Flammable properties

Flash point: > 93.33 °C (> 199.99 °F)

Method: closed cup

Suitable extinguishing media: Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide. Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: High volume water jet

Specific hazards during fire fighting: Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses. Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire

Specific extinguishing methods: Standard procedure for chemical fires.

Further information: Use water spray to cool unopened containers.

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.  

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Use personal protective equipment. Ensure adequate ventilation.

Environmental precautions: Prevent product from entering drains. Do not allow material to contaminate ground water system.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up: Soak up with inert absorbent material. Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Provide adequate ventilation. Wear personal protective equipment.

Conditions for safe storage: Store in original container. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Materials to avoid: No special restrictions on storage with other products.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not regulated as a dangerous good
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Not regulated as a dangerous good
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
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Additional transport information

Additional information
Special provisions / remarks / other:
Domestic regulation
49 CFR
UN/ID/NA number: 3082
Proper shipping name: Other regulated substances, liquid, n.o.s. (Diethanolamine)
Class: 9
Packing group: III
Labels: 9
ERG Code: 171
Marine pollutant: no

Exposure controls / personal protection

Diethanolamine (CASRN: 111-42-2)

OSHA P0, TWA, permissible concentration - 3 ppm (15 mg/m3)

ACGIH, TWA (Inhalable fraction and vapor), permissible concentration - 1 mg/m3

NIOSH REL, TWA, permissible concentration - 3 ppm (15 mg/m3)

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection: No personal respiratory protective equipment normally required.

Hand protection

Remarks: For prolonged or repeated contact use protective gloves.

Eye protection: Tightly fitting safety goggles

Skin and body protection: impervious clothing

Stability and reactivity

Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Do not use in formulas containing nitrosating agents - May form nitrosamines. Stable under recommended storage conditions.


Conditions to avoid: None known.

Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents

Hazardous decomposition products: Carbon monoxide, Ammonia, Carbon dioxide (CO2), nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Disposal considerations

Disposal methods

Waste from residues: Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.

Contaminated packaging: Empty remaining contents. Empty containers should be taken to an approved waste handling site for recycling or disposal.