HYDROXYACETIC ACID

TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE

ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS

PREVENTION

FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING

FIRE Combustible.
NO open flames.
Powder, water spray, foam, carbon dioxide.
EXPLOSION
EXPOSURE
•INHALATION Cough. Shortness of breath. Sore throat.
Avoid inhalation of fine dust and mist.
Half-upright position. Fresh air, rest. Refer for medical attention.
•SKIN Redness. Pain. Serious skin burns.
Protective gloves.
First rinse with masses of water, then remove contaminated garments and rinse once more.
•EYES Redness. Pain. Blurred vision. Severe deep burns.
Safety goggles, or eye protection in combination with respiratory protection.
First rinse with lots of water for many minutes (remove contact lenses if easily attainable), then take to a doctor.
•INGESTION Abdominal pain. Burning sensation. Shock or collapse.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Do NOT induce vomiting. Give masses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention.
SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing equipment. Sweep spilled substance into coated containers.
Separated from robust oxidants, metals, sulfides, cyanides strong bases food and feedstuffs . Dry.
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
UN Hazard Class: eight
UN Packing Group: II