Regulated medical waste, n.o.s.

Formula
Not applicable
Description
Generic DOT (UN) entry.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
UN (DOT)
3291
Beilstein/Gmelin
NA

Properties.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep in a cool, dry, dark location in a tightly sealed container or cylinder. Keep away from incompatible materials, ignition sources and untrained individuals. Secure and label area. Protect containers/cylinders from physical damage.
Handling
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
Protection
Wear appropriate protective gloves, clothing and goggles.
Respirators
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
Small spills/leaks
Prevent all contact with spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Absorb with earth, sand or other non-combustible material. Cover damaged package or spilled material with damp towel or rag and keep wet with liquid bleach or other disinfectant. DO NOT CLEAN-UP OR DISPOSE OF, EXCEPT UNDER SUPERVISION OF A SPECIALIST.
Stability
No data.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Small Fires: Dry chemical, soda ash, lime or sand. Large Fires: Use extinguishing agent suitable for type of surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Some of these materials may burn, but none ignite readily. Some may be transported in flammable liquids.

Health.
Exposure effects
The toxological properties of this substance have not been fully investigated.
   Inhalation
Inhalation or contact with substance may cause infection, disease, or death. Effects may be delayed.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. See Inhalation.
   Eyes
mmediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. See Inhalation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Treat ingestions of greater than 40 milligrams per kilogram with decontamination of the stomach if within 4 hours of ingestion. Administer charcoal as a slurry.
   Inhalation
Move victim to a safe isolated area. CAUTION: Victim may be a source of contamination. Effects may be delayed.
   Skin
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. Effects may be delayed.
   Eyes
Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes.

Transport.
UN number
3291
Response guide
Hazard class
6.2
Packing Group
II