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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with plenty of water
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash skin thoroughly
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical advice

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Use normal extinguishing agents. Products of combustion may
include hydrogen fluoride, oxides of nitrogen and sulphur
with some soot.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Solid: Collect and tip in controlled site or burn in
authorised installation. Solution: Absorb using suitable
material then collect for disposal as for solids.

Handling and storage

Handling: Minimise exposure by good housekeeping and standard
occupational hygiene procedures. Avoid generating dust, if
it is produced take measures to avoid inhalation and
contact with skin and eyes. Wear gloves and head covering.
Weighing to be in an enclosed ventilation area and on low
level scales for ease of handling.

Storage: No special precautions

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

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Transport: No special precautions
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: The substance slowly hydrolyses to give hydrofluoric acid.

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not recoverable from textile. Recovery of residue is not
practical. The residue could not be used because the
reaction function is irreversibly modified.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: acceptable for when the substance is accidentally spilt.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Possible

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Eliminated by precipitation on sludge

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will only enter the public domain in the form
of dyed articles which can be disposed of as domestic
waste.