PERACETIC ACID

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
HEARTH FIGHTING

HEARTH Flammable. Explosive.
NO open flames, NO sparks, and NO smoking. NO contact with flammable substances. NO contact with hot surfaces.
Water spray.
EXPLOSION Above 40.5°C explosive vapour/air mixtures might be shaped.
Above 40.five°C use a closed system, ventilation, and explosion-proof electrical equipment. Do NOT expose to friction or shock.
In case of fire: keep drums, etc., cool by spraying with water. Combat fireplace from a sheltered position.
EXPOSURE
AVOID ALL CONTACT!

•INHALATION Burning sensation. Cough. Laboured breathing. Shortness of breath. Sore throat. Symptoms could be delayed (see Notes).
Ventilation, native exhaust, or respiratory protection.
Fresh air, rest. Half-upright position. Refer for medical attention. See Notes.
•SKIN COULD BE ABSORBED! Redness. Pain. Blisters. Skin burns.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
First rinse with masses of water, then take away contaminated clothes and rinse again. Refer for medical attention.
•EYES Redness. Pain. Severe deep burns.
Face protect or eye protection in combination with respiratory protection.
First rinse with lots of water for many minutes (take away contact lenses if simply potential), then take to a doctor.
•INGESTION Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke throughout work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Refer for medical attention.