Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: In case of release of preparation vapour will be evolved.
If exposed to vapours, remove person to area of fresh air.
Seek medical advice if signs of discomfort.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Seek medical advice
immediately. Show copy of safety sheet to medical staff.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with soap and water. Remove contaminated clothing and
wash before re-use. Seek medical advice if signs of
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomitting. Seek medical attention immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: No special precautions for the substance. Treat as for
solvents. (Water or alcohol foam not recommended)

Product arising from burning: Complete combustion will lead to carbon dioxide, boron salts
and water.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: No special precautions, although face protection with
breathing apparatus, coveralls and chemical resistant gloves
are recommended.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: If there is release of the substance from the containers,
absorb onto sand, paper or other suitable absorbent material
and dispose of as hazardous waste.

Ensure good ventilation. Wear protective clothing including
breathing aparatus.

Do not discharge to drains or surface water.

Handling and storage

Handling: The substance is not handled directly, but is delivered into
automated specialist equipment.

Due to instability to water and damp air, the material
should be handled under dry conditions.

Storage: No special precautions other than conditions suitable for
sealed steel containers; eg. avoid local sources of heat and
corrosive materials.

Due to instability to water and damp air, the material
should be stored under dry conditions.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Imported and used in form of stainless steel containers with
volumes of 19, 11 and 6.2 litres.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

Transport: Flammable liquid, 'Ethyl borate'

UN 1176 Class 3, Packing group II
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported

Chemical reaction with water: Not dangerously reactive in water.

Dust explosion: Not applicable

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not possible to recover if released from container.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: This is recommended for disposal

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - other: No other methods recommended for disposal

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not applicable for the public