SECTION 4 First aid measures 41 Description of first aid measures Inhalation

Section 4 first aid measures 41 description of first

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SECTION 4: First aid measures 4.1. Description of first aid measures Inhalation Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. If respiratory problems, artificial respiration/oxygen. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues. Skin contact Remove contaminated clothes and rinse skin thoroughly with water. Get medical attention immediately! Eye contact Immediately flush with plenty of water for up to 15 minutes. Remove any contact lenses and open eyes wide apart. To hospital or eye specialist. Ingestion NEVER MAKE AN UNCONSCIOUS PERSON VOMIT OR DRINK FLUIDS! Do NOT induce vomiting. Rinse mouth with water. Get medical attention immediately! Ammonia solution 24,9% Page 2 of 9 4.2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed Information for health personnel Treat Symptomatically. Do not give victim anything to drink if he is unconscious. 4.3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed Specific details on antidotes No recommendation given. SECTION 5: Firefighting measures 5.1. Extinguishing media Suitable extinguishing media Extinguish with alcohol-resistant foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder or water fog. Improper extinguishing media Do not use water jet as an extinguisher, as this will spread the fire. 5.2. Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture Fire and explosion hazards FLAMMABLE. Vapours are heavier than air and may spread near ground to sources of ignition. Solvent vapours may form explosive mixtures with air. Hazardous combustion products Fire creates: Carbon monoxide (CO). Carbon dioxide (CO2). 5.3. Advice for firefighters
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Fire fighting procedures No specific fire fighting procedure given. SECTION 6: Accidental release measures 6.1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Personal protection measures Ensure suitable personal protection (including respiratory protection) during removal of spillages in a confined area. Ventilate well. Stop leak if possible without risk. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Do not breathe vapour. For personal protection, see section 8. 6.2. Environmental precautions Environmental precautionary measures Avoid discharge into drains, water courses or onto the ground. 6.3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up Cleaning method Dam and absorb spillages with sand, earth or other non-combustible material. Collect spillage in containers, seal securely and deliver for disposal according to local regulations. 6.4. Reference to other sections Other instructions Information regarding exposure / personal protection and disposal, see section 8 and 13. SECTION 7: Handling and storage 7.1. Precautions for safe handling Handling Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Mechanical ventilation may be required. Protective Safety Measures Advice on general occupational hygiene Provide easy access to water supply and eye wash facilities. 7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities Storage Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Ground container and transfer
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  • Fall '09
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  • Chemistry, Occupational safety and health, safety data sheet, CAS registry number, ammonia solution, DNEL Group

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