CAS No: 57-55-6
Use of the substance: Carrier, Chemical intermediate Solvent
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First aid measures
|First-aid measures general
||Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If you feel unwell, seek medical advice (show the label where possible).
|First-aid measures after inhalation
||Allow victim to breathe fresh air. Allow the victim to rest.
|First-aid measures after skin contact
||Remove affected clothing and wash all exposed skin area with mild soap and water, followed by warm water rinse.
|First-aid measures after eye contact
||Rinse immediately with plenty of water. Obtain medical attention if pain, blinking or redness persist.
|First-aid measures after ingestion
||Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Obtain emergency medical attention
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
||Not expected to present a significant hazard under anticipated conditions of normal use.
|Suitable extinguishing media
||Foam. Dry powder. Carbon dioxide. Water spray. Sand.
|Unsuitable extinguishing media
||Do not use a heavy water stream.
||Use water spray or fog for cooling exposed containers. Exercise caution when fighting any chemical fire. Prevent fire-fighting water from entering environment.
|Protection during firefighting
||Do not enter fire area without proper protective equipment, including respiratory protection.
Accidental release measures
||Evacuate unnecessary personnel.
||Equip cleanup crew with proper protection.
||Prevent entry to sewers and public waters. Notify authorities if liquid enters sewers or public waters.
|Methods for cleaning up
||Soak up spills with inert solids, such as clay or diatomaceous earth as soon as possible. Collect spillage. Store away from other materials.
Handling and storage
|Precautions for safe handling
||Wash hands and other exposed areas with mild soap and water before eating, drinking or smoking and when leaving work. Provide good ventilation in process area to prevent formation of vapor.
||Keep only in the original container in a cool, well ventilated place away from : Heat sources. Keep container closed when not in use.
||Strong bases. Strong acids.
||Sources of ignition. Direct sunlight.
Physical and chemical properties