Registration Dossier

Administrative data

First-aid measures

Eye contact Holding the eyelids apart, flush eyes promptly with copious flowing water for at least
20 minutes. Get medical attention immediately.
Skin contact Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin thoroughly with mild soap and plenty of
water for at least 15 minutes. Wash clothing before re-use.
Get medical attention if irritation occurs.
Inhalation In case of dust inhalation or breathing fumes released from heated material, remove
person to fresh air. Keep him quiet and warm. Apply artificial respiration if necessary
and get medical attention immediately.
Ingestion If swallowed, wash mouth thoroughly with plenty of water. Get medical attention
immediately.

NOTE: Never give an unconscious person anything to drink.

Notes to the physician No specific antidote. Treat symptomatically and supportively. In case of ingestion
induce vomiting in alert patient.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media Material is not combustible. Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire
conditions.
Fire fighting procedure Cool containers with water spray. In closed stores, provide fire-fighters with selfcontained
breathing apparatus in positive pressure mode
Unusual fire and explosion
hazards Dust may form a weak explosive mixture with air ( class St1)
When heated to decomposition, may release poisonous fumes of HBr.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber gloves and boots
Methods for cleaning up Shovel into intact packaging and hold for waste disposal or possible re-use.
Avoid raising dust.
Avoid access to streams, lakes or ponds. Observe all federal, state and local
environmental regulations.

Handling and storage

Handling Keep containers tightly closed.
Avoid producing or diffusing dust into the air.
Avoid bodily contact.
Storage Store in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area away from incompatible materials (strong bases).

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Not regulated for transporation as hazardous substance

Exposure controls / personal protection

Respiratory protection Approved respirator
- Hand protection Protective gloves
- Eye protection Chemical safety goggles
- Skin and body protection Body covering clothes and boots

Stability and reactivity

Stability Stable under normal conditions Weight loss of 5% occurs at temperatue above
180°C
Materials to avoid Avoid contact with strong bases
Conditions to avoid None known
Hazardous decomposition products HBr
Hazardous polymerization Will not occur

Disposal considerations

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