CREOSOTE

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIREPLACE FIGHTING

HEARTH Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION
EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

•INHALATION Cough. Shortness of breath.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
•SKIN MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness. Burning sensation.
Protective gloves. Protecting clothing.
Take away contaminated clothes. Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
•EYES Redness. Pain.
Safety goggles, or eye protection together with respiration protection.
First rinse with masses of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if simply attainable), then take to a doctor.
•INGESTION Confusion. Headache. Nausea. Vomiting. Weakness. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke throughout work. Wash hands before eating.
Give a slurry of activated charcoal in water to drink. Refer for medical attention. Do NOT induce vomiting.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Collect leaking liquid in covered containers. Use face shield. (Extra personal protection: complete protective clothing and filter respirator for organic gases and vapours.) Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment.
Provision to contain effluent from hearth extinguishing. Separated from food and feedstuffs .
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Note: H, J, M
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R: 45
S: 53-45