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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing stops, give artificial
respiration. Contact a physician.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with water for at least 15 min. and seek
medical advice.
Emergency measure - Skin: Flush with plenty of water and rinse with 1% acetic acid.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting. Drink large volume of water or milk.
Contact a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: water mist, foam, dry powder, CO2

Product arising from burning: COx, NOx

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Self contained breathing aparatus.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Soak up with inert absorbing material (eg. Vermukulit, clean
sand) and place in containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling: The substance will be handled by industry in accordance with
good industrial hygiene practices. Rubber gloves and safety
goggles should be worn while handling the substance.

Storage: The product should be stored in the closed supply container
at room temperature. Avoid excessive heat. Keep separated
from other dangerous substances, as acids.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: 55 gallon plastic drums

Transport information

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

Remarks
Transport code: 8, UN1719, PGII
Transport: Unbreakable container should be used at room temperature.
Heat and direct sunlight should be avoided. DOT Shipping
Name: Caustic Alkali Liquids, N.O.S. (contains
Diethyldimethylammonium hydroxide)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Incompatible with strong acids; oxidizers should be tested
for compatibilty.

Chemical reaction with water: None

Dust explosion: Not applicable.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The test substance decomposes during the use and there are
therefore no recycling possibilities.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: The test substance can be neutralized with 1% acetic acid.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Possible. According to national and local regulations.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Discharge by incineration in suitable plant is possible.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Discharge to water treatment plant possible but not
recommended.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: NA

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: NA

Public at large - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: NA

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - incineration: NA

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - water purification: NA

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - others: NA