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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice
: Move out of dangerous area.
Consult a physician.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
Do not leave the victim unattended.

If inhaled
: Call a physician or poison control centre immediately.
Move to fresh air.
If unconscious, place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately.

In case of skin contact
: If on skin, rinse well with water.
If on clothes, remove clothes.

In case of eye contact
: Small amounts splashed into eyes can cause irreversible tis-sue damage and blindness.
Remove contact lenses.
In the case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Continue rinsing eyes during transport to hospital.
Protect unharmed eye.
Keep eye wide open while rinsing.
If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

If swallowed
: Clean mouth with water and drink afterwards plenty of water.
Keep respiratory tract clear.
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Do not give milk or alcoholic beverages.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Take victim immediately to hospital.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms :
Skin contact may provoke the following symptoms:
Allergic reactions
Inhalation may provoke the following symptoms:
Shortness of breath
Asthma
Ingestion may provoke the following symptoms:
Stomach/intestinal disorders
Eye contact
Excessive lachrymation

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
: Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local cir-cumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media
: High volume water jet

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Specific hazards during fire-fighting
: Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.

Hazardous combustion products
: Cobalt compounds
Chlorine compounds

5.3 Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters
: Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Further information
: Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.

Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Personal precautions
:
Use personal protective equipment.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid breathing dust.
Ensure adequate ventilation.

6.2 Environmental precautions
Environmental precautions
: Prevent product from entering drains.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.
6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up
: Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

6.4 Reference to other sections


Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling
: Avoid formation of respirable particles.
Do not breathe vapours/dust.
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
For personal protection see section 8.
Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the ap-plication area.
Provide sufficient air exchange and/or exhaust in work rooms.
Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.
Persons susceptible to skin sensitisation problems or asth-ma, allergies, chronic or recurrent respiratory disease should not be employed in any process in which this mixture is being used.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion
: Avoid dust formation. Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.

Hygiene measures
: When using do not eat or drink. When using do not smoke. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage areas and containers
: Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully re-sealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Observe label precautions. Electrical installations / working materials must comply with the technological safety standards. To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight.

Further information on stor-age stability
: Keep in a dry place. No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

8.1 Control parameters
Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
8.2 Exposure controls
Engineering measures
Handle only in a place equipped with local exhaust (or other appropriate exhaust).
Personal protective equipment
Eye protection
: Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166

Skin and body protection
: Choose body protection according to the amount and con-centration of the dangerous substance at the work place.

Respiratory protection : When workers are facing concentrations above the exposure limit they must use appropriate certified respirators.


Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity
10.2 Chemical stability
No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous reactions
: No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

10.4 Conditions to avoid
10.5 Incompatible materials
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products

Disposal considerations

13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product : The product should not be allowed to enter drains, water courses or the soil.
Dispose of in accordance with the European Directives on waste and hazardous waste.
In accordance with local and national regulations.
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemi-cal or used container.
According to the European Waste Catalogue, Waste Codes are not product specific, but application specific.
Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.
Send to a licensed waste management company.
Contaminated packaging : Empty remaining contents.
Dispose of as unused product.
Do not re-use empty containers.