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Guidelines for

A.Properties Response Guide, Primary: No.3

1. Category of SW 409 - Contiminated Container
Waste (First
2. Waste Origin From lubricating processes. Including benzene, toluene xylene,
dichlorodiflouromethane, trichlorodiflouromethane, 1,1,1 -
trichloroethane, tetrachloroethylene and trichloroethylene
3. Physical Flash Boiling Physical Vapours Solubility in Waste
Properties of Waste Point Point Appearance lighter/ Water lighter/
Degree Degree (30°C) heavier heavier
Celcius Celcius than Air than

<193°C <129°C Liquid Heavier Unsoluble Lighter

4. Risks; By HIGHLY INFLAMMABLE. INHALATION of the vapours may

Inhalation, By Oralcause dizziness, headache, nausea, vomitting, apathy and
Intake, By Dermal unconsciousness. By ORAL intake, the waste will cause the same
Contact symptoms as by inhalation. By DERMAL contact, the waste will cause
blushing and stings. If the waste catch fire, toxic smoke may be
B. Handling of Waste

1. Personal Protection Equipment Gloves, filter mask, tight eye goggles and safety
2. Procedures/Precautions in Handling, Avoid waste contact with eyes.Do no smoke. In
Packaging, Transporting and Storage connection with heat, fire can start up. Secure the
drums tightly when loaded on the truck. Secure
the drums with plastic wrapping.
3. Appropriate Label (Third Schedule) Label 2, Inflammable Liquids

4. Recommended Method of Disposal The waste must be disposed of according to

current legislation
C. Spill or Leak causing Generally: If there is any personal injury or symptoms of
Personal Injury poisoning occur, seek medical assistance, show this card.
Ensure that the medical assistance is aware of the nature of
the substance in question, and takes precautions to protect

1. In Case of Inhalation of Symptoms of toxication may be dizziness, nausea, vomiting,

Fumes or Oral Intake unconsciousness, cough, difficulties in breathing and fever.
Symptoms of Intoxication, By inhalation of the fumes, remove the victim into fresh air.
Appropriate First Aid By oral intake give plenty of water and make person vomit
Guidelines for the Physician after every intake of water. Do not give unconscious persons
water or make them vomit. If victim is not breathing, apply
artificial respiration. Effects of exposure to waste may be
artificial respiration. Effects of exposure to waste may be
delayed, therefore victim must be kept under observation for
at least 24 hours.
2. In Case of Dermal Contact Symptoms of toxication may be blushing, pains, stings and
or Contact with Eyes eye flux. Contaminated clothes etc, must be removed
Symptoms of intoxication, immediately. If contamination of skin and/or eyes occurs,
Appropriate First Aid flush with plenty of water. Always seek medical care in case
Guidelines for the Physician of injury to the eyes.

D. Spill or Leak causing Generally: In case of emergency/fire CALL BOMBA 994,

Material Damage explain that a chemical accident has occured. No smoking or
use fire, stop the engine. Warn other road users. Cordon of
the area, hold back unauthorised persons safety distance is 10
meters. Do not stay in the wind direction

1. Spill on Floor, Soil, Road Outflowing liquid must be absorbed or diked. Avoid that
etc. outflowing liquid runs into sewer, water stream etc. Avoid
personal danger. The spillage and absorbent must be
collected and disposed of according to current legislation.
After collection af the spillage rince the area with large
amount of water
2. Spill into Water In case of pollution of sewer, water stream etc.
BOMBA/Police is requested to notify the water treatment
plants and nearby residential areas. Spillage in water must be
sucked up. The spillage must be collected and disposed of
according to current legislation

3. Fire Toxic gases may be produced. Cool closed drums with water.
Drums may burst when subjected to heat, causing more fire.
Extinguish fire with water, dry powder, foam or fog. Avoid
extinguishing agents entering sewer, water streams etc.

4. Explosion None