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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation : Remove to fresh air. If symptoms persist, call a physician.

Skin contact : Wash off with soap and water. If skin irritation occurs, seek medical advice/attention.

Eye contact : Rinse with plenty of water. If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

Ingestion : Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media : Special powder against metal fire, dry sand, sodium chloride

Unsuitable extinguishing media : Carbon dioxide (CO2), Water

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions : Remove all sources of ignition. Avoid formation and deposition of dust. Use personal protective equipment.

Methods for cleaning up : Use mechanical handling equipment. Avoid dust formation. Fill into labelled, sealable containers.

Handling and storage

Handling

Advice on safe handling : Avoid dust formation. Ensure adequate ventilation and, if necessary, exhaust ventilation when handling or transferring the product.Ensure that the occupational exposure limit value/s (OEL) and/or other limit values are complied with.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Keep away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. During processing, dust may form explosive mixture in air.

Storage
Requirements for storage areas and containers: No special requirements required.

Further information on storage conditions: Store in tightly closed containers in a dry place.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3089
Proper shipping name and description:
METAL POWDER, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(TANTALUM)
Chemical name:
Tantalum
Language:
English
Class:
4.1
Classification code:
F3
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
4.1
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3089
Proper shipping name and description:
METAL POWDER, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(TANTALUM)
Chemical name:
Tantalum
Language:
English
Class:
4.1
Classification code:
F3
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
4.1
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3089
Proper shipping name and description:
METAL POWDER, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(TANTALUM)
Chemical name:
Tantalum
Class:
4.1
Packaging group:
II
EmS code:
Number 1: F-G
Number 2: S-G
Labels:
4.1
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3089
Proper shipping name and description:
METAL POWDER, FLAMMABLE, N.O.S.
(TANTALUM)
Chemical name:
Tantalum
Class:
4.1
Packaging group:
II
Labels:
4.1
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment

Respiratory protection : Respiratory protective device with particle filter EN 143
Hand protection : Butyl-rubber, Natural rubber, Nitrile rubber. The data about break through time/strength of material is not valid for undissolved solids/dust.
Eye protection : Safety glasses
Skin and body protection : Antistatic safety shoes. Protective suit
Hygiene measures : Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Keep working clothes separately.

Environmental exposure controls

General advice : No special environmental precautions required.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid : Risk of ignition/autoignition. Keep away from sources of ignition. Risk of dust explosion.

Materials to avoid : Evolves hydrogen on contact with acids. Risk of formation of explosive hydrogen-air mixtures.

Hazardous decomposition products: not applicable

Thermal decomposition : Note: not applicable

Disposal considerations

The Federal, regional and local rules and regulations governing disposal must be complied with.