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First-aid measures

General advice:
First-aid crew: Ensure self-protection. Move out of dangerous area. Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Eye contact:
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Skin contact:
Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Take off all contaminated clothing immediately. Call a physician immediately.
Inhalation:
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. Call a physician immediately.
Ingestion:
Do NOT induce vomiting. Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Call a physician immediately.

Fire-fighting measures

Specific hazards during fire fighting:
May form toxic gases on heating or in case of fire.
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Suitable extinguishing media:
Dry sodium chloride, Limestone powder, Extinguishing powder based on class B + D (DIN EN 2).
Extinguishing media which shall not be used for safety reasons:
Water, Carbon dioxide (CO2), Foam
Further information:
In the event of fire, cool tanks with water spray. Be aware of a dangerous reaction with water, if the container is ruptured.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Ensure adequate ventilation. Wear personal protective equipment. Remove all sources of ignition. Do not smoke.
Environmental precautions:
Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system. Avoid subsoil penetration. If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.
Methods for cleaning up:
Never allow contact with water. Cover spilled material with limestone powder. Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling
Safe handling advice:
Handle under inert gas. Never allow water to come into contact with the product. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Have eye wash bottle or eye rinse ready at the work place. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.
Storage
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Protect from direct sunlight.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
Regulation : ADR
UN/ID No.: 3394

Regulation : RID
UN/ID No.: 3394
Proper shipping name and description:
ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, PYROPHORIC, WATERREACTIVE
n-Hexyllithium
Chemical name:
n-Hexyllithium
Class:
4.2
Packaging group:
I
Labels:

ADR/RID-Labels: 4.2, 4.3
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
NA
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Class:
NA
Classification code:
NA
Packaging group:
NA
Labels:
NA
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
Regulation : IMDG
UN/ID No.: 3394
Proper shipping name and description:
ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, PYROPHORIC, WATERREACTIVE n-Hexyllithium
Chemical name:
n-Hexyllithium
Class:
4.2
Packaging group:
I
EmS code:
F-G S-M
Labels:
NA
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
Regulation : IATA_C Transport prohibited
UN/ID No.: 3394
Regulation : IATA_P Transport prohibited
UN/ID No.: 3394
Proper shipping name and description:
ORGANOMETALLIC SUBSTANCE, LIQUID, PYROPHORIC, WATERREACTIVE n-Hexyllithium
Chemical name:
n-Hexyllithium
Class:
4.2
Packaging group:
I
Labels:
NA
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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Containers made from steel which are officially approved.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Additional technical information on the plant:
Keep under inert gas. Electrical equipment should be protected to the appropriate standard.
Ensure adequate ventilation, especially in confined areas. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

The risk of possible direct emissions to the emissions to the environment is technically reduced by respective equipment that is state-of-the-art or represents the maximum of technical possibilities. Moreover, environmental, heath and safety management special trained and authorized persons for dangerous substances and quality management provide for control and potential improvements.

Components with workplace control parameters
Hexane 110-54-3:
TWA 20.00 ppm 72.00 mg/m3 (Value) 2007 (Update) EH40 WEL (Basis)
TWA 20.00 ppm 72.00 mg/m3 (Value) 02/2006 (Update) EU ELV (Basis)
Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection:
In case of insufficient ventilation, wear suitable respiratory equipment. respirator with a filter

Hand protection:
Material: Flame retardant gloves
General advice: The exact break through time can be obtained from the protective glove producer and this has to be observed., Protective gloves have to be replaced at the first sign of deterioration.

Eye protection:
Tightly fitting safety goggles, Have eye wash bottle or eye rinse ready at the work place.

Skin and body protection:
Flame retardant protective clothing.

Hygiene measures:
Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes. Keep away from food, drink and animal feeding stuffs.
When using, do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid:
Avoid contact with air/oxygen., Self-ignition possible in contact with air.
Protect from frost, heat and sunlight. Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition., Protect from moisture.

Materials to avoid:
Water, Acids, Carbon dioxide (CO2), hydrogen halides, Alcohols, Other protic substances.

Hazardous decomposition products:
Decomposes on heating.
• Lithium hydride
• Hex-1-ene

Hazardous decomposition products:
Decomposes in contact with water.
• Lithium hydroxide
• Hexane

Hazardous reactions:
Reacts violently with water., Risk of auto-ignition

Note:
To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.

Disposal considerations

Waste key for the unused product:
Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.

Product:
Contact manufacturer.

Contaminated packaging:
Refer to manufacturer/supplier for information on recovery/recycling.