128 Flammable Liquids
(Non-Polar/Water-Immiscible)

POTENTIAL HAZARDS

FIRE OR EXPLOSION

HEALTH

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

EVACUATION

Large Spill

  • Consider initial downwind evacuation for at least 300 meters (1000 feet).

Fire

  • If tank, rail car or tank truck is involved in a fire, ISOLATE for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions; also, consider initial evacuation for 800 meters (1/2 mile) in all directions.

 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE

FIRE

Fire involving Tanks or Car/Trailer Loads

  • Fight fire from maximum distance or use unmanned hose holders or monitor nozzles.
  • Cool containers with flooding quantities of water until well after fire is out.
  • Withdraw immediately in case of rising sound from venting safety devices or discoloration of tank.
  • ALWAYS stay away from tanks engulfed in fire.
  • For massive fire, use unmanned hose holders or monitor nozzles; if this is impossible, withdraw from area and let fire burn.

SPILL OR LEAK

FIRST AID