Trans-1,2-dichloroethylene (alias of E-12-Dichloroethene)

CAS RN:156-60-5

Cleanup Methods

1. Remove all ignition sources. 2. Ventilate area of spill or leak. 3. For small quantities, absorb on paper towels. Evaporate in safe place (such as a fume hood). Allow sufficient time for evaporating vapors to completely clear the hood ductwork. Burn paper in suitable location ... 3. Dichloroethylene should not be allowed to enter confined space, such as sewer, because of possibility of explosion. Sewers designed to preclude formation of explosive concn of 1,2-dichloroethylene vapors are permitted. /Dichloroethylene/

Personal protection: complete protective clothing including self-contained breathing apparatus. Ventilation. Remove all ignition sources. Do NOT wash away into sewer. Collect leaking and spilled liquid in sealable containers as far as possible. Absorb remaining liquid in dry sand or inert absorbent. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

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