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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If breathing is difficult give oxygen.
If breathing ceases give artificial respiration. If signs
of toxicity occur, seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Flush eye(s) with copious amounts of water, for at least 15
minutes. Seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash affected area with
copious amounts of water. If irritation persists seek
medical attention.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do NOT induce vomiting. Seek immediate medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Use appropriate medium for the underlying cause of fire e.g.
Carbon dioxide, foam, or dry chemical. Do NOT use water or
water fog.

Containers should be cooled, from a maximum distance, with

Product arising from burning: Oxides of carbon

Oxides of nitrogen


Hydrochloride acid

Chlorine gas

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Fire-fighters should wear full protective clothing including
self contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Protective clothing should be worn including rubber or
plastic gloves, safety spectacles/goggles and a respirator.

Vacuum or sweep up spill, minimising dust and transfer solid
waste to a suitable, sealable container. The spillage site
should be washed with water.

Handling and storage

Handling: Protective gloves should be worn along with safety glasses
or goggles. Respiratory protection is also be required.
HEPA filter, full face or half mask respirator is
recommended as a minimum. Local exhaust ventilation may be

Storage: Store in a cool, dry place in sealed, unbreakable, acid
resistant containers in a cool dry place away from light,
and protected form air or moisture. Do not store with
organic or inorganic bases or water.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Transport: Transport under the above storage conditions. Containers
should be secured against falling.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: May undergo violent reactions with alcohols, amines and
dimethyl sulphoxide.

May also react violently with strong alkalis and strong

Chemical reaction with water: Reacts with water to produce hydrochloric acid.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: X-17-17 is consumed in the drug synthesis reaction in which
it is employed. Significant residual levels in reactor
effluent are not expected. No practical method of recycling
or recovery is known.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: No chemical neutralisation method is known.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Incineration is recommended provided that a closed cycle
incinerator with scrubbers is used. National laws must be

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: X-17-17 is not intended for use by the public at large.