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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures

Pay attention to self-protection.

Remove victims from hazardous area. Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance. Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.

Do not leave victims unattended.

If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

Skin contact

Wash off affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.

If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

Eye contact

With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.

In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.


Rinse mouth.

Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.

Obtain medical attention.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed


None known


Other dangerous properties can not be excluded

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed

This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential. Damage to health is thus not expected.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:       Water spray, foam, CO2, dry powder.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:       high volume water jet

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

In case of fire cool endangered containers with water.

Hazardous fumes in fires, specific to the product:

hydrochloric acid

Under certain fire conditions, traces of other toxic products may occur

Advice for firefighters

Water for fire fighting must not be introduced in the sewer system, subsoil, or surface waters. Assure that there are sufficient fire water retaining facilities Contaminated fire fighting water must be disposed of in conformity with the regulations of the local authorities.

Fire residues should be disposed of in accordance with the regulations.

In case of fire use self-contained breathing apparatus if necessary.

Wear suitable protective clothing.

full protective suit

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Ensure adequate ventilation.

Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Wear personal protective equipment

Environmental precautions

Prevent product from entering drains.

Do not allow to reach the sewage system, the ground or natural water bodies.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).

Suitable absorbents:

universal absorbent


Transfer into suitable containers.

To be disposed of in compliance with existing regulations.

Reference to other sections

Wear personal protective equipment

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Avoid residues of the product on the containers.

Provide good ventilation or extraction.

Wear personal protective equipment

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Take precautionary measures against static charges, keep away from sources of ignition.

Vapours may form explosive mixtures with air.

Explosion protection equipment required.


Store in the original receptacle, keeping this tightly sealed, under cool and dry conditions.

Unsuitable materials       Light metals, Iron

Further information

In order to ensure due transportation, make certain that stacks are of the correct height, containers are securely fastened so as not to fall off, and labelled according to the regulations.

German storage class

3 - Flammable liquids

Specific end use(s)

We are unaware of any specific end uses which go beyond the data reported

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
UN 1993
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

UN number:
UN 1993
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
UN 1993
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
FLAMMABLE LIQUID, N.O.S. (1,4-dichlorobutane)
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
UN 1993
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Flammable liquid, n.o.s. (1,4-dichlorobutane)
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls

Engineering measures

Provide adequate ventilation.

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection

in case vapors or aerosols appear

use respiratory equipment with suitable filter or wear a self contained respiratory apparatus

Suitable filter: A, code colour brown

Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection

Applies to handling for longer periods or of large amounts

Glove material       Nitrile, for example, Camatril 731, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany

Material thickness       0,33 mm

Method              DIN EN 374

Applies to handling for brief periods or of small amounts

Glove material       Nitrile, for example, Dermatril P 743, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany

Material thickness       0,2 mm

Method              DIN EN 374

Eye protection

Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166



Skin and body protection

Select materials and equipment for physical protection depending on the concentration and volume of hazardous substances and the workplace involved.

Hygiene measures

Do not inhale vapours / aerosols.

Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Wash off immediately in the event of contact with the skin (rinsing agent: glycol polyethylene 400), rinse off afterwards with copious amounts of water.

Do not eat, drink, smoke, or sniff while at work. Wash your hands and/or face before breaks and before termination of work.

Take off clothing and shoes contaminated with product. Clean before reuse.

Protective measures

The personal protective equipment used must meet the requirements of directive 89/686/EEC and amendments (CE certification).

Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Stability and reactivity


No further information available

Chemical stability

No further information available

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Possibility of hazardous reactions       No further information available

Conditions to avoid

No further information available

Incompatible materials

No further information available

Hazardous decomposition products

hydrogen chloride

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods


Disposal according to local authority regulations.

Pack and label wastes like the pure substance. Do not detach label from the delivery containers prior to disposal.

Uncleaned packaging

Do not reuse empty containers and dispose of in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.

Waste Key Number

The waste key number must be determined as per the European Waste Types List (decision on EU Waste Types List 2000/532/EC) in cooperation with the disposal firm / producing firm / official authority.