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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

• After inhalation: Move to fresh air. Rinse mouth with water. If irritation persists get medical advice/attention.
• After skin contact: Not required, but wash exposed skin with soap and water for hygienic reasons.
• After eye contact: Rinse cautiously with tempered water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. If eye irritation persists, get medical advice/attention.
* After swallowing: Rinse mouth with water and drink water. If large amount been ingested or irritation persists get medical advice/attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing agents: All types of extinguishing media are suitable. Use fire extinguishing methods suitable to surrounding conditions.
Unsuitable extinguishing agents: Water with full jet as this can form a dust cloud.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Important: Remove all ignition sources. Avoid further dust formation.
Wear tightly sealed goggles, protective gloves and dust filter mask (P2).

Environmental precautions
Do not allow to enter sewers/surface or ground water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Cover to prevent dust formation.
Pick up mechanically. Prevent formation of dust. Use non-sparking tools and ex-proof equipment. Clean with water and detergent.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Wear tightly sealed goggles and protective gloves.
Do not inhale dust.
Provide suction extractors if dust is formed or use dust filter mask (P2).
Dust can form an explosive mixture with air.
Any unavoidable deposit of dust must be regularly removed.
Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace
Keep away from ignition sources. Avoid handling which can create static electrical discharges.
Comply with Directive 94/9/EC concerning equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres and,
Directive 1999/92/EC regarding minimum requirements for improving the safety and health protection of workers potentially at risk from explosive atmospheres.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
No specific conditions for safe storage.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Not classified as dangerous goods.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters: National Occupational Exposure Limits for organic dust and Derived No Effect Level (DNEL).

Exposure controls
Keep personal exposure levels below National Occupational Exposure Limits and Derived No Effect Level (DNEL) through local exhaust ventilation.
Use respiratory protective device with dust filter (P2) in case of insufficient ventilation.
Prevent dust from getting into the eyes. Wear tightly sealed goggles.
Wear protective gloves.

Stability and reactivity

Risk for dust explosion, avoid handling which can create static electrical discharges.
The substance is stable under normal pressure and temperature.
No dangerous decomposition products known.

Disposal considerations

Waste of pure substance is classified as hazardous waste.
Recommended treatment method is incineration.