4.3-04

SUBSTANCES DANGEROUS WHEN WET, NOT COVERED BY OTHER SCHEDULES.

Emergency procedures

Action

Avoid all sources of ignition (e.g. naked lights, unprotected light bulbs, electric handtools).

Spillage on deck

In dry conditions, collect spillage and dispose of overboard in a safe manner; if wet wash overboard with copious quantities of water.

Spillage under deck

Keep dry.
Collect spillage, where practicable and dispose of overboard in a safe manner.

Fire on deck

Use water spray.

Fire under deck

Batten down; use ship's fixed fire-fighting installation (not water).

Special equipment to be carried

Protective gloves and goggles.
Self-contained breathing apparatus.
Spray nozzles.

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