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The new ECHA CHEM database has been released by ECHA, and it now contains all REACH registration data. There are more details on the transition of ECHA's published data to ECHA CHEM here.

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Administrative data

First-aid measures

Skin: May cause slight irritation, wash area with soap and water

Eyes: May cause irritation, flood eye with water

Fire-fighting measures

Not applicable, not combustible when spilled or transported

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: None under normal conditions.

Environmental precautions: Biodegradable, increases BOD and COD.

After spillage/leakage: Contain spills with sand and shovel into salvage container for disposal. Hose down small spillages or residue (slippery when wet) into sewers serviced by wastewater plant with plenty of water. Prevent direct discharge into watercourses or lakes due to high BOD. If this does occur, inform Local Authorities at once.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.  Wear recommended PPE.       

Storage: Store in ventilated tanks (mild steel, stainless steel, polyethylene, PVC) at ambient temperatures. Avoid microbiological contamination or dilution with water.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protection: None under normal conditions

Respiratory protection: Not applicable

Hand protection: Not required, butyl rubber gloves advised.

Eye protection: Safety glasses or goggles may be desirable when emptying containers or drums.

Stability and reactivity

Hazardous decomposition products: Burning can produce CO2 and water, N compounds

Materials to avoid: Strong acids and alkalis, oxidising agents

Microbiological stability: Stable unless diluted with >10% water when yeast, mould and some harmless bacterial (e.g. Lactobacillus spp.) growth may occur in warm temperatures.  

Disposal considerations