Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

If inhaled
Move to fresh air in case of accidental inhalation of fumes from overheating or combustion.
Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed.
In case of eye contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and water.
If swallowed
Drink 1 or 2 glasses of water.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
- Water
- powder
- Foam
- Dry chemical
- Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Unsuitable extinguishing media
- None.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
- The product is not flammable.
- Not explosive
- In case of fire hazardous decomposition products may be produced such as: Gaseous hydrogen fluoride (HF),
- Fluorophosgene
Advice for firefighters
- Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
- When intervention in close proximity wear acid resistant over suit.
- Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
- Approach from upwind.
- Protect intervention team with a water spray as they approach the fire.
- Keep containers and surroundings cool with water spray.
- Keep product and empty container away from heat and sources of ignition.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Advice for non-emergency personnel
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
Advice for emergency responders
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Sweep up to prevent slipping hazard.
- Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.
Environmental precautions
- Should not be released into the environment.
- Do not flush into surface water or sanitary sewer system.
Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
- Soak up with inert absorbent material.
- Suitable material for picking up
- Earth
- Dry sand
- Shovel into suitable container for disposal.
Reference to other sections
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Use personal protective equipment.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
Conditions for storage, including incompatibilities
Storage
- Keep in properly labelled containers.
- Keep containers dry and tightly closed to avoid moisture absorption and contamination.
- Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
- Keep away from combustible material.
- Keep away from Incompatible products.
- Provide tight electrical equipment well protected against corrosion.
Packaging material
Suitable material
- Polyethylene

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Appropriate engineering controls
- Ensure adequate ventilation.
- Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 and 8.
- Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.
Individual protection measures
Respiratory protection
- In case of decomposition (see section 10), use an air breathing apparatus with face mask.
- Use only respiratory protection that conforms to international/ national standards.
Hand protection
- Wear protective gloves.
- Suitable material: Nitrile rubber, PVC, Neoprene gloves, butyl-rubber
- Take note of the information given by the producer concerning permeability and break through times, and of
special workplace conditions (mechanical strain, duration of contact).
Eye protection
- Tightly fitting safety goggles
Skin and body protection
- Wear work overall and safety shoes.
Hygiene measures
- Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
- When using, do not eat, drink or smoke.
- Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.
- Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Environmental exposure controls
- Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
- Long time contact with moisture or water at high temperature (eg: T>100°C) may release hydrogen fluoride.
Chemical stability
- Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
- No dangerous reaction known under conditions of normal use.
Conditions to avoid
- To avoid thermal decomposition, do not overheat.
- Keep away from flames and sparks.
Incompatible materials
- Alkali metals, alkaline hydroxides
- Water, Dimethyl sulphoxide, Bases
Hazardous decomposition products
- Gaseous hydrogen fluoride (HF)., Fluorophosgene, Sulphur oxides

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
- Can be incinerated, when in compliance with local regulations.
- The incinerator must be equipped with a system for the neutralisation or recovery of HF.
- Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.
Contaminated packaging
- Empty containers can be landfilled, when in accordance with the local regulations