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Determine Hazards and Properties of Each Material, Emergency Response Action, Personnel Protection, and Evacuation Recommendations Using: 9 C H E M T R E C with its direct contact with the shipper. 9 E m e r g e n c y R e s p o n s e M a n u a l s or other on-scene data. U Estimate the Potential Harm. 9 Predict the area affected by the situation. Weather conditions including wind direction and speed should be obtained and monitored. 9 Determine risk to people, property, and environment within the affected area.

Proper sorbents should be on hand at the start of transfer operations to immobilize a spill. See ASTM F 716 and ASTM F 726. 7. If leaks are expected in handling, transfer contents to another container. Transfer of flammable gas tanks involved in accidents should not be undertaken by novices. Contact the shipper, consignee, or experienced contractor for transfer of lading. Flammable and Combustible Liquid When tanks of flammable liquid are leaking, fire may occur as they contain liquids with a flash point below 100~ (38~ The flash point of a liquid is the lowest temperature at which the vapor given off by the liquid will mix with air above the surface of the liquid to form an ignitable mixture.

1500 meters] in all directions. Do not fight fire! Affempt to fog the fire fumes if there is no c h a n c e of runoff to reach vehicle. *Note: Use of water fog should be done only by informed and trained personnel. Contact manufacturers for training materials. Ethyl Corp. 800/535-3030 (information) 504/344-7147, 24 hrs. Texas Alkyls 800/227-7070 (information) 713/479-8411, 24 hrs. CHEMTREC | 800/424-9300 or Call collect 202/483-7616 CANUTEC Call collect 613/996-6666 Water-Sensitive Liquids I 63 INITIAL EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT-INITIAL RESPONSEACTION Action Checklist for Assessment and Response to a Hazardous Material Incident EXPECT HAZARDOUS MATERIALSTO BE INVOLVED IN ALL INCIDENTS.

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