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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

If you feel unwell, seek medical attention and show the label when possible. Get medical attention immediately. Wash out mouth with water.
If material has been swallowed and the exposed person is conscious, give small quantities of water to drink. Do not induce vomiting.
Chemical burns must be treated promptly by a physician. Flush contaminated skin with plenty of water. Wash contaminated clothing thoroughly
with water before removing it, or wear gloves. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes. Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Check for and remove any contact lenses. Continue to rinse for at least 10 minutes.

Fire-fighting measures

In case of fire, use water spray (fog), foam, dry chemical or CO2. Do not use water jet.
In a fire or if heated, a pressure increase will occur and the container may burst.

Accidental release measures

Put on appropriate personal protective equipment.
Avoid dispersal of spilled material and runoff and contact with soil, waterways, drains and sewers.
Absorb with an inert material.

Handling and storage

Handle with care and dispose in a safe manner. Keep container tightly closed. Do not store above the following temperature: 30°C (86°F).

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN3265
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC,
N.O.S. (Octanoic acid)
Chemical name:
Octanoic acid
Language:
English
Class:
Corrosive
Classification code:
8
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Class 8: Corrosive
Special Provisions:
Hazard identification number: 80
Limited quantity: LQ7
CEFIC Tremcard: 80GC3-II+III
ADR Tunnel Code: E

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
UN3265
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC,
N.O.S. (Octanoic acid)
Chemical name:
Octanoic acid
Language:
English
Class:
Corrosive
Classification code:
8
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Class 8: Corrosive
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
UN3265
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC,
N.O.S. (Octanoic acid)
Chemical name:
Octanoic acid
Class:
Corrosive
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
Emergency schedules (EmS): F-A, S-B
Labels:
Class 8: Corrosive
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
UN3265
Proper shipping name and description:
CORROSIVE LIQUID,
ACIDIC, ORGANIC,
N.O.S. (Octanoic acid)
Chemical name:
Octanoic acid
Class:
Corrosive
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
Class 8: Corrosive
Remarks
Passenger and Cargo Aircraft Quantity limitation: 5 L
Packaging instructions: 818
Cargo Aircraft Only Quantity limitation: 60 L
Packaging instructions: 820
Limited Quantities -
Passenger Aircraft Quantity limitation: 1 L
Packaging instructions: Y818
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Chemical-resistant, impervious gloves complying with an approved standard should be worn at all times when handling chemical products if a risk
assessment indicates this is necessary. Protective goggles. Wear suitable protective clothing.

Stability and reactivity

The product is stable.

Disposal considerations

Contact your local Environmental Agency Office if in doubt. Incinerate waste materials.