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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Skin contact:
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.
Remove contaminated clothing and shoes.
- Eye contact:
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
- Inhalation:
Remove to fresh air.
If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration, preferably mouth to mouth.
Seek medical advice.
- Ingestion:
Rinse mouth out with water.
Seek medical advice.
- Emergency equipment:
Provide wash facilities for eyes and skin near work area.

Fire-fighting measures

- Extinguishing media :
Suitable : Carbon dioxide, dry chemicals, foam, water spray (mist).
Use media appropriate for surrounding fire.
- Unsuitable:
- Exposure hazards:
High temperatures may liberate toxic or corrosive gases. Do not breathe smoke or vapours.
- Protective equipment for fire-fighters:
Self contained breathing apparatus.
Wear suitable protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions:
Evacuate all personnel from danger area. Do not approach area without self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing.
Ventilate area.
- Environmental precautions:
Knock down vapour cloud with spray of water or other appropriate solution.
Contain any spill with dikes or absorbents to prevent migration and entry into sewers or streams.
Do not empty into drains.
- Methods for cleaning up:
Absorb spill with sand or vermiculite, shovel up and place in a labelled sealable container for subsequent safe disposal.
Put leaking container into a labelled drum or overdrum
Residue may be washed down with water.

Handling and storage

- Handling:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
- Storage:
Store in dry, well-ventilated area.
Mechanical ventilation is recommended.
Local exhaust is needed at source of vapours.
Local ventilation is needed at bulk vessel openings

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
2643
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Class:
6.1
Classification code:
T1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1 (Toxic)
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
2643
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Class:
6.1
Classification code:
T1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1 (Toxic)
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
2643
Proper shipping name and description:
UN2643 Methyl bromoacetate 6.1 II
Chemical name:
Methyl bromoacetate
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
F-A, S-A
Labels:
6.1 (Toxic)
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
2643
Proper shipping name and description:
UN2643 Methyl bromoacetate 6.1 II
Chemical name:
Methyl bromoacetate
Class:
6.1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
6.1 (Toxic)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

* Personal protective equipment:
- Skin protection: Wear suitable protective clothing.
- Eye protection : Chemical goggles or face shield with safety glasses.
- Hands protection : Wear suitable gloves resistant to chemical penetration.
- Respiratory protection : Self contained breathing apparatus.

Stability and reactivity

Stability:
Stable under normal conditions of use.
- Conditions to avoid :
Keep away from strong bases and oxidising agents.
- Materials to avoid:
Avoid contact with oxidizing agents.
Avoid strong bases.
Avoid contact with alkaline substances.
- Hazardous (thermal) decomposition products :
Halogenated compounds.
Oxides of carbon

Disposal considerations

Do not empty into drains, dispose of this material and its container at hazardous or special waste collection point.
Dispose of by incineration in accordance with local/national regulations, in a chemically secured landfill.