Date: January 17, 2014 Revision no.: 00
MODEL INR18650-20Q
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Ensure of fresh air. Consult a physician.
After contact with skin
In case of contact with skin wash off immediately with plenty of
water. Consult a physician.
After contact with eyes
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15
minutes. Seek medical treatment by eye specialist.
After ingestion
Drink plenty of water.
Call a physician immediately.
5. Fire Fighting Measures
Suitable extinguishing media
Cold water and dry powder in large amount are applicable.
Use metal fire extinction powder or dry sand if only few cells are involved.
Special hazards arising from the chemical
May form hydrofluoric acid if electrolyte comes into contact with water.
In case of fire, the formation of the following flue gases cannot be excluded:
Hydrogen fluoride (HF), Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide.
Protective equipment and precautions for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.
Additional information
If possible, remove cell(s) from fire fighting area. If heated above 125°C, cell(s) can explode/vent. Cell is
not flammable but internal organic material will burn if the cell is incinerated.
6. Accidental Release Measures
Personal precautions
Use personal protective clothing.
Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing.
Avoid breathing fume and gas.
Environmental precautions
Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.
Methods for cleaning up/taking up
Take up mechanically and send for disposal.
7. Handling and Storage
Advice on safe handling
Avoid short circuiting the cell. Avoid mechanical damage of the cell. Do not open or disassemble.
Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.