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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

After inhalation of dust :
Remove patient from exposure, keep warm and at rest. Obtain medical attention.
After skin contact:
Wash affected skin with plenty of water. Obtain medical attention.
After eye contact:
Immediately flush eyes with water (for 15 minutes). Obtain medical attention.
After ingestion:
Rinse mouth and throat. Drink 1-2 glasses of water. Obtain medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
Not applicable
Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:
Not applicable
Special hazards by the product itself:
Non-combustible.
Additional information:
No particular measures required.

Accidental release measures

General information:
Danger of slipping on spilled product.
Personal precautions:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Environmental precautions:
Do not empty into drains / surface water / ground water.
Inform authorities in the event of product spillage to water courses or sewage systems.
Methods for cleaning and take-up:
Remove mechanically.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Avoid dust formation.
Storage:
Protect from freezing.
Keep container tightly sealed.
Keep away from highly acidic substances.

For storage no aluminium, light alloy, galvanised steel and glass receptacles or pipes should be used. On contact with aluminium or light alloys hydrogen gas may be evolved. Steel, stainless steel and alkali stable plastic materials are generally appropriate.
Stable under ambient conditions.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3253
Proper shipping name and description:
DISODIUM TRIOXOSILICATE
Chemical name:
Sodium Metasilicate
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3253
Proper shipping name and description:
DISODIUM TRIOXOSILICATE
Chemical name:
Sodium Metasilicate
Language:
English
Class:
8
Classification code:
C6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3253
Proper shipping name and description:
DISODIUM TRIOXOSILICATE
Chemical name:
Sodium Metasilicate
Class:
8
Packaging group:
III
EmS code:
F-A , S-B
Labels:
8
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3253
Proper shipping name and description:
DISODIUM TRIOXOSILICATE
Chemical name:
Sodium Metasilicate
Class:
C6
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Additional information for system design:
Engineering methods to prevent or control exposure are preferred.
Hand protection:
Suitable protective gloves, for example PVC or rubber gloves, tested according to EN 374. Specific workplace conditions must be taken into consideration separately.
Eye protection:
Chemical goggles.
Skin protection:
Suitable protective clothing such as overalls and gloves.
General protection and hygiene measures:
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Remove soiled or soaked clothing immediately. Wash off any contamination that gets onto the skin with plenty of water.

Stability and reactivity

Materials to avoid:
Reacts with acids: Heat released.
Hazardous decomposition products:
None known

Disposal considerations

Waste code(EWC ):
060299
Product disposal:
In consultation with the responsible local authority, must be subjected to special treatment: Neutralisation