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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: Fresh air. Rinse nose, mouth and throat with water. Seek medical advice if troubles remain.

Skin contact: Wash with soap and water. Seek medical advice if troubles remain.

Eye contact: Rinse carefully with water. Seek medical advice if troubles remain.

Ingestion: Rinse the mouth with water. Give a few glasses of milk or water if the person is fully conscious and try to cause vomiting. Seek
medical advice if troubles remain.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Installed water sprinkler.

Extinguishing media not to be used: Powdered extinguishing medium.

Fire and Explosion Hazards: The substance reacts explosively with strong oxidizing agents and heat.

Others: In case of fire, evacuate area. Fire can be transformed to detonation. Do not attempt to extinguish.

Accidental release measures

Ordinary measure: Sweep up and put into marked container.
Protective equipment for clearance personnel: In case of direct contact, use protective equipment, such as protective gloves and clothes.
Environmental precautions: Prevent the product from reaching the sewage system.
Collection and clearance method: Avoid dust formation by moistening the product, and sweep up and put into a marked container.
Method for taking care of waste: Should be burned at an approved place for taking care of explosives. Note! Explosive can detonate.

Handling and storage

Ventilation during handling: Well ventilated area.
Equipment for handling: Equipment should be adapted to work with explosives
Recommended temperature during handling: Normal room temperature.
Equipment which should not be used during handling: Equipment which causes static electricity.
Requirement for storage and packing: Handling and storage only according to national legislation. Should be stored in tight closed containers and
only in places approved for explosives.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
0226
Proper shipping name and description:
Cyclotetramethylenetetranitramine, (Octogen HMX), wetted
Class:
1.1D
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
1.1D
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
0226
Proper shipping name and description:
Cyclotetramethylenetetranitramine, (Octogen HMX), wetted
Chemical name:
Octahydro-1,3,5,7-tetranitro-1,3,5,7-tetrazocine
Class:
1.1D
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-B,S-Y
Labels:
1.1D
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Hygienic limits The product has no threshold limit value. In the absence of threshold limit value for the actual product can the Swedish Work Environment Authority threshold limit value for total dust be used, 10 mg/m³.

Method of measurement: Measuring of dust can be done according to (Swedish) Arbetsmiljöverkets Method series, no M1010.
Specific measure for reducing exposure: Workplace and working methods shall be worked out so direct contact with the product are avoided.
Breathing protection: Use respiratory protective equipment with dust filter P3.
Hand protection: Rubber gloves when contact with skin.
Eye protection: Use protective goggles if the product can irritate eyes.
Protective clothing: Flame retardant clothing should be used when working with the product.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: Shock, friction, fire, heat or electrostatic charge.
Materials to avoid: Strong oxidizers.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Nitrous gases formed during heating and fire.

Disposal considerations

Handling of rest product: Should be handled as explosive waste, Not! Explosion risk.
Handling of contaminated packaging: Should be handled as dangerous goods.
Handling of waste: Should be handled as explosive waste, Not! Explosion risk.
Dangerous waste, EWC-code: Yes , 160403: Discard explosive.