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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
General advice
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
Move to fresh air. Oxygen or artificial respiration if needed. Obtain medical attention.
Skin contact
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately. Wash off with soap and water. Obtain medical
Eye contact
Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious
person. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Extinguishing media : Carbon dioxide (CO2); Water mist; Dry chemical; Foam
Unsuitable extinguishing media : Water spray jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Cool closed containers exposed to fire with water spray.
Hazardous combustion products, Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides (NOx), Fumes

Special protective actions for fire-fighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.

Specific matters: Toxic fumes may be released. Do not breathe vapour.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions:
Try to prevent the material from entering drains or water courses. Ventilate the area.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
Sweep up or vacuum up spillage and collect in suitable container for disposal. Soak up with inert absorbent material.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.
Use only in well-ventilated areas. Use exhaust ventilation if there are vapours in the air.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities : Keep containers tightly closed in a cool, well-ventilated place. Keep away from sources of ignition. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at machinery.

Incompatible products:
Materials to avoid: Oxidizing agents

Storage stability: Storage period 24 Months; Storage temperature > 15 °C
Other data: Avoid freezing.

Specific end uses
Stable under normal conditions in drilling applications (Drilling Mud Additive)

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Appropriate engineering controls
Use local exhaust if misting occurs. Ensure adequate ventilation.
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.

Individual protection measures, such as personal protective equipment
Hand protection:
Glove material: Protective gloves complying with EN 374.
Glove material: PVC disposable gloves
Glove material: Neoprene gloves
Eye protection
Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166
Skin and body protection
Long sleeved clothing Wear suitable protective clothing.
Respiratory protection
In the case of vapour formation use a respirator with an approved filter. Respirator with filter for organic vapour

Stability and reactivity

Stable at normal ambient temperature and pressure.
Chemical stability
Stable under normal conditions.
Conditions to avoid
Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.
Incompatible materials
Materials to avoid : Oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products
Thermal decomposition : Note: Thermal decomposition can lead to release of irritating gases and vapours., nitrogen oxides (NOx), Carbon oxides

Disposal considerations

Dispose of in accordance with local regulations.Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.