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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

1. Description of first aid measures:
Due to the composition and type of the substances present in the product, no particular warnings are necessary.

Inhalation:
Take the victim into open air; keep them warm and calm. If breathing is irregular or stops, perform artificial respiration. Do not administer anything orally. If unconscious, place them in a suitable position and seek medical assistance.

Eye contact:
If wearing contact lenses, remove them. Wash eyes with plenty of clean and cool water for at least 10 minutes while pulling eyelids up, and seek medical assistance.

Skin contact:
Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin vigorously with water and soap or a suitable skin cleaner. NEVER use solvents or thinners.

Ingestion:
If accidentally ingested, seek immediate medical attention. Keep calm. NEVER induce vomiting.

2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
No known acute or delayed effects from exposure to the product.

3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:
In case of doubt or when symptoms of feeling unwell persist, get medical attention. Never administer anything orally to persons who are unconscious.

Fire-fighting measures

The product does not present any particular risk in case of fire.

The product is NOT classified as flammable, in case of fire the following measures should be taken:

1. Extinguishing media. Recommended extinguishing methods:
Extinguisher powder or CO2. In case of more serious fires, also alcohol-resistant foam and water spray. Do not use a direct stream of water to extinguish.

2. Special hazards arising from the substance. Special risks:
Fire can cause thick, black smoke. As a result of thermal decomposition, dangerous products can form: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide. Exposure to combustion or decomposition products can be harmful to your health.

3. Advice for firefighters:
Use water to cool tanks, cisterns, or containers close to the heat source or fire. Take wind direction into account.
Prevent the products used to fight the fire from going into drains, sewers, or waterways.

4. Fire protection equipment:
According to the size of the fire, it may be necessary to use protective suits against the heat, individual breathing equipment, gloves, protective goggles or facemasks, and gloves.

Accidental release measures

ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
For exposure control and individual protection measures, see section below.

2. Environmental precautions:
Product not classified as hazardous for the environment, avoid spillage as much as possible.

3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Pick up the spill with non-combustible absorbent materials (soil, sand, vermiculite, diatomite, etc.). Pour the product and the absorbent in an appropriate container. The contaminated area should be immediately cleaned with an appropriate de-contaminator. Pour the decontaminator on the remains in an opened container and let it act various days until no further reaction is produced.


EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

1. Control parameters:
The product does NOT contain substances with Professional Exposure Environmental Limit Values.

2. Exposure controls:

2.1 Measures of a technical nature:
Provide adequate ventilation, which can be achieved by using good local exhaust-ventilation and a good general exhaust system.

2.2 Breathing protection:
If the recommended technical measures are observed, no individual protection equipment is necessary.

2.3 Hand protection:
PPE: Protective gloves.
Characteristics: CE marking, category II.
CEN standards: EN 374-1, En 374-2, EN 374-3, EN 420
Maintenance: Keep in a dry place, away from any sources of heat, and avoid exposure to sunlight as much as possible. Do not make any changes to the gloves that may alter their resistance, or apply paints, solvents or adhesives.
Observations: Gloves should be of the appropriate size and fit the user's hand well, not being too loose or too tight. Always use with clean, dry hands.
Protective creams can help to protect exposed areas of the skin. These creams must NEVER be applied once exposure has occurred.

2.4 Eye protection:
PPE: Face shield.
Characteristics: CE marking, category II. Face and eye protector against splashing liquid.
CEN standards: EN 165, EN 166, EN 167, EN 168
Maintenance: Visibility through lenses should be ideal. Therefore, these parts should be cleaned daily. Protectors should be disinfected periodically following the manufacturer's instructions. Make sure that mobile parts move smoothly.
Observations: Face shields should offer a field of vision with a dimension in the central line of, at least, 150 mm vertically once attached to the frame.

2.5 Skin protection:
PPE: Protective clothing.
Characteristics: CE marking, category II. Protective clothing should not be too tight or loose in order not to obstruct the user's movements.
CEN standards: EN 340
Maintenance: In order to guarantee uniform protection, follow the washing and maintenance instructions provided by the manufacturer.
Observations: The protective clothing should offer a level of comfort in line with the level of protection provided in terms of the hazard against which it protects, bearing in mind environmental conditions, the user's level of activity and the expected
time of use.

PPE: Work footwear.
Characteristics: CE marking, category II.
CEN standards: EN ISO 13287, EN 20347
Maintenance: This product adapts to the first user's foot shape. That is why, as well as for hygienic reasons, it should not be used by other people.
Observations: Work footwear for professional use includes protection elements aimed at protecting users against any injury resulting from an accident.

Handling and storage

1. Precautions for safe handling.
The product does not require special handling measures, the following general measures are recommended:
For personal protection, see section EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION.
Never use pressure to empty the containers. They are not pressure-resistant containers.
In the application area, smoking, eating, and drinking must be prohibited.
Follow legislation on occupational health and safety.
Keep the product in containers made of a material identical to the original.

2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities.
The product does not require special storage measures.
As general storage measures, sources of heat, radiation, electricity and contact with food should be avoided.
Keep away from oxidising agents and from highly acidic or alkaline materials.
Store the containers between 5 and 35º C, in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Store according to local legislation. Observe indications on the label.

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