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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

EYE CONTACT:Separate eyelids, wash the eyes thoroughly with water (15 min). If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.SKIN CONTACT:Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Remove soiled or soaked clothing immediately. Wash contaminated clothing before re-use.INHALATION:Remove affected person from the immediate area. Ensure supply of fresh air. Irregular breathing/no breathing: artificial respiration.Consult a physician.INGESTION:Rinse mouth. Consult a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

SUITABLE EXTINGUISHING MEDIA:Dry powder. Carbon dioxide (CO2).EXTINGUISHING MEDIA WHICH MUST NOT BE USED FOR SAFETY REASONS:Water.SPECIAL EXPOSURE HAZARDS ARISING FROM THE SUBSTANCE OR PREPARATION ITSELF, ITSCOMBUSTION PRODUCTS, OR RELEASED GASES:In the event of fire the following can be released: Cobalt dust.SPECIAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR FIREFIGHTERS:Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective suit.FURTHER INFORMATION:Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Accidental release measures

PERSONAL PRECAUTIONS:Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothing. Avoid dust formation. Ensureadequate ventilation.ENVIRONMENTAL PRECAUTIONS:Avoid dust formation. Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.METHODS FOR CLEANING UP:Use mechanical handling equipment. Send in suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

Handling and storage

HANDLING:Council Directive 98/24/EC on the protection of the health and safety of workers from the risks related to chemical agents at work.SAFE HANDLING ADVICE:Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Spontaneously flammable in air. Avoid the formation and deposition of dust. If workplace exposurelimits are exceeded, respiratory protection approved for this particular job must be worn.TECHNICAL MEASURES/PRECAUTIONS:Provide good ventilation of working area (local exhaust ventilation if necessary).STORAGE:TECHNICAL MEASURES/STORAGE CONDITIONS:Always keep in containers of same material as the original one. Store product in closed container. Keep containers tightly closed in adry, cool and well-ventilated place.INCOMPATIBLE PRODUCTS:Acids; Oxidizing agents;

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations