Used as a preservative
In emergency dial 111, and then ask for Fire, Ambulance or Police as necessary.
In case of poisoning phone National Poisons Centre – 0800 764 766.
Causes serious eye irritation.
||Wash skin thoroughly after handling. Wear eye protection/ face protection
||IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
FIRST AID MEASURES
||Move out of dangerous area. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Do not leave the victim unattended.
||If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If unconscious, place in recovery position and seek medical advice. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
|In case of skin contact
||Remove contaminated clothing. If irritation develops, get medical attention. If on skin, rinse well with water. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
|In case of eye contact
||Immediately flush eye(s) with plenty of water. Remove contact lenses. Protect unharmed eye.
||Do not give milk or alcoholic beverages. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. If symptoms persist, call a physician.
|Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
||Signs and symptoms of exposure to this material through breathing, swallowing, and/or passage of the material through the skin may include: stomach or intestinal upset (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea) irritation (nose, throat, airways) pain in the abdomen and lower back acute kidney failure (sudden slowing or stopping of urine production) Causes serious eye irritation.
|Suitable extinguishing media
||Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment. Water spray Foam Carbon dioxide (CO2) Dry chemical
|Unsuitable extinguishing media
||High volume water jet
|Specific hazards during firefighting
||If product is heated above its flash point it will produce vapors sufficient to support combustion. Vapors are heavier than air and may travel along the ground and be ignited by heat, pilot lights, other flames and ignition sources at locations near the point of release. Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.
|Hazardous combustion products
||Carbon dioxide (CO2) Carbon monoxide
|Specific extinguishing methods
||Product is compatible with standard fire-fighting agents.
||Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
|Special protective equipment for firefighters
||In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES
|Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
||Use personal protective equipment. Persons not wearing protective equipment should be excluded from area of spill until clean-up has been completed.
||Prevent product from entering drains. Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.
|Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
||Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust). Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
||Comply with all applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
HANDLING AND STORAGE
|Advice on protection
||Normal measures for preventive fire protection.
|Advice on safe handling
||Do not breathe vapours/dust. Do not smoke. Container hazardous when empty. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the application area.
|Conditions for safe storage
||Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage.
|Recommended storage temperature
||59 - 77 °F / 15 - 25 °C
|Further information on storage stability
||Protect from frost.
PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES