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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:

- Take affected persons out of danger area and lay down.

- Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.

- In case of irregular breathing or respiratory arrest provide artificial respiration.

· After inhalation: Supply fresh air.

· After skin contact: Immediately rinse with water.

· After eye contact:

- IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

- Seek medical treatment.

· After swallowing: Rinse out mouth and then drink plenty of water.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed

- No further relevant information available.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

- No further relevant information available.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

· Suitable extinguishing agents:

- CO2, powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.

- Use fire extinguishing methods suitable to surrounding conditions.

· For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: Water with full jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

- Formation of toxic gases is possible during heating or in case of fire.

- In case of fire, the following can be released:

- Carbon monoxide

- Carbon dioxide

Advice for firefighters

· Protective equipment:

- Wear self-contained respiratory protective device.

· Additional information

- Cool endangered receptacles with water spray.

- Collect contaminated fire fighting water separately. It must not enter the sewage system.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

- Ensure adequate ventilation.

- Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.

- Keep away from ignition sources.

Environmental precautions:

- Do not allow product to reach sewage system or any water course.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

- Absorb with liquid-binding material (sand, diatomite, acid binders, universal binders, sawdust).

- Dispose of the material collected according to regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

- Prevent formation of aerosols.

· Information about fire and explosion protection:

- Keep ignition sources away - Do not smoke.

- Protect from heat.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

· Storage:

· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:

- Store only in the original receptacle.

· Information about storage in one common storage facility:

- Store away from oxidising agents.

· Further information about storage conditions:

- Keep container tightly sealed.

- Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed receptacles.

- Protect from heat and direct sunlight.

Specific end use(s) No further relevant information available.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1207
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Labels:
3
Special provisions / remarks
Special provisions:
TP1

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

UN number:
UN 1207
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Labels:
3
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 1207
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Labels:
3
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 1207
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
1207 HEXALDEHYDE
Chemical name:
Hexanal
Labels:
3
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

· Ingredients with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:

- The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be monitored at the workplace.

Exposure controls

· Personal protective equipment:

· General protective and hygienic measures:

- Do not eat, drink, smoke or sniff while working.

- Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.

- Immediately remove all soiled and contaminated clothing.

- Store protective clothing separately.

- Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

- The usual precautionary measures are to be adhered to when handling chemicals.

· Respiratory protection:

- Not necessary if room is well-ventilated.

· Protection of hands:

- Protective gloves

- Only use chemical-protective gloves with CE-labelling of category III.

- The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.

- Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the degradation.

· Material of gloves

- The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.

· Penetration time of glove material

- The exact break through time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be observed.

· Eye protection:

- Tightly sealed goggles

· Body protection:

- Protective work clothing

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity:

- No further relevant information available.

Chemical stability

- No decomposition if used and stored according to specifications.

Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.

Possibility of hazardous reactions:

- No dangerous reactions known.

Conditions to avoid:

- No further relevant information available.

Incompatible materials:

- amines

- ammonia

- bases

- strong oxidising agents

Hazardous decomposition products:

- No dangerous decomposition products known.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

· Recommendation: Must be specially treated adhering to official regulations.

· Uncleaned packaging

· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.