Nitrocellulose membrane filters

Formula
Not applicable
Description
White, odorless solid. A blend of collodion (wet nitrocellulose) (80-100%) and cellulose acetate (0-20%).

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
UN (DOT)
3270
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry location, well isolated from heat and sources of ignition.
Handling
Avoid heat and sources of ignition.
Protection
Protective gloves are not normally required. Protective eyewear is always advised.
Respirators
No respirator is required under normal conditions of use.
Small spills/leaks
Avoid heat and sources of ignition. Collect material and place in suitable, loosely covered container for disposal. Isolate from sources of ignition.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Incompatibilities
Oxidizing materials.
Decomposition
Oxides of carbon and nitrogen.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish fire using regular dry chemical extinguisher, sand, earth, foam or water. Move containers from fire area if it can be done without risk. Cool container with water spray until fire is out.
Fire potential
Flammable solid. Severe fire hazard.
Hazards
Avoid inhalation of material or combustion products.

Health.
Exposure effects
No information on significant adverse effects resulting from ingestion, inhalation, eyes or skin.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical attention.
   Inhalation
Inhalation is unlikely. Emergency treatment would be to remove victim from exposure and seek medical attention.
   Skin
Unlikely that emergency treatment will be required. If adverse effects oddur, wash with soap and mild detergent and large amounts of water or normal saline. Seek edical attention.
   Eyes
Unlikely. Wash with large quantities of water or normal sailine.

Transport.
UN number
3270
Response guide
Hazard class
4.1
Packing Group
II