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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
Pay attention to self-protection.
Remove victims from hazardous area. Immediately remove soiled or soaked clothing and remove it to a safe distance. Keep victim warm, in a stabilized position and covered.
Do not leave victims unattended.
If the casualty is unconscious: Place the victim in the recovery position.

Inhalation:
Inhalation is possible if aerosols, mists, dusts, or smoke form.
Move victims into fresh air.
With labored breathing: Provide with oxygen. Consult a doctor.
If the casualty is not breathing: Perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, notify emergency physician immediately.

Skin contact:
Wash off affected area immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
If symptoms persist, consult a physician for treatment.

Eye contact:
With eye held open, thoroughly rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 10 minutes.
In case of persistent discomfort: Consult an ophthalmologist.

Ingestion:
Rinse out mouth.
Immediately give large quantities of water to drink.
Consult a physician immediately.

Notes to physician:
This substance does not have any noteworthy noxious potential. Damage to health is thus not expected.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
All extinguishing substances suitable.

Extinguishing media which must not be used for safety reasons:
Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

Specific hazards during fire fighting:
Danger of decomposition under influence of heat.

In the case of fire, the following hazardous smoke fumes may be produced:
Carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, nitric oxides, hydrocyanic acid. hydrogen fluoride

Special protective equipment for fire-fighters:
In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.
Full protective suit

Further information:
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Use water spray to cool unopened containers.
In case of fire, remove the endangered containers and bring to a safe place, if this can be done safely.
Fire residues and contaminated fire extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.
Water used to extinguish fire should not enter drainage systems, soil or stretches of water.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Avoid dust formation.
Wear personal protective equipment.
Keep unauthorized persons away.

Environmental precautions:
Observe regulations on prevention of water pollution (check, dam up, cover up).
Do not allow entrance in sewage water, soil, stretches of water, drainage systems, surface water.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

Methods for cleaning up:
Pick up mechanically. Collect in suitable containers.
Avoid dust formation.
Waste to be packed like clean product and to be marked. Identification label on packages not to be removed until recycling.
Disposal according to local authority regulations.
To absorb spilled substance an approved industrial vacuum cleaner is recommended. If necessary, the spilled substance should be moistened.

Handling and storage

Handling:
Safe handling advice:
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid residues of the product on the containers.
No particular measures required if used correctly.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Storage:
Requirements for storage areas and containers
Secure container from falling down.
Use shatterproof containers.
Store in the original receptacle, keeping this tightly sealed, under cool and dry conditions.

Further information:
Protect from sunlight, warmth and heat.
In order to ensure due transportation, make certain that stacks are of the correct height, containers are securely fastened so as not to fall off, and labelled according to the regulations.

Advice on common storage:
No special precautions required.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

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Remarks:
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Remarks
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Marine transport (IMDG)

Remarks
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Air transport ICAO/IATA

Remarks
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Additional transport information

Additional transport information
Not classified as dangerous in the meaning of transport regulations.

Exposure controls / personal protection

Components with workplace control parameters:
Exposure limit for dust:
CAS-No.
Control parameters 4 mg/m3 (EH40 (UK))
type of exposition Respirable dust.

Suitable measuring processes are:
DIN EN 481
NIOSH method 0500
NIOSH method 0600

Engineering measures:
Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Ensure suitable suction/aeration at the work place and with operational machinery.
Provide for installation of emergency shower and eye bath.

Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection:
When handling for a short time:
In case of occurrence of inhalable dusts and suspended matter: half mask with particle filter P3.
In the event of prolonged exposure during handling:
In the case of respirable dust, use self-contained breathing apparatus.
Note time limit for wearing respiratory protective equipment.

Hand protection:
Glove material nitrile rubber, for example:, Camatril 731, Kächele-Cama Latex GmbH (KCL), Germany.
Material thickness 0.33 mm

Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166
or
When handling larger quantities: basket-shaped glasses.

Skin and body protection:
Usual lab protective clothing.
or:
When handling larger quantities: chemical protective suit, disposable protective suit.

Hygiene measures:
When using, do not eat, drink or smoke. Wash face and/or hands before break and end of work.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.
Implement skin protection measures according to skin protection schedule.

Protective measures:
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practices.
If there is the possibility of skin/eye contact, the indicated hand/eye/body protection should be used.
The personal protective equipment used must meet the requirements of directive 89/686/EEC and amendments (CE certification).
It should be defined in the work place in the form of a risk analysis according to directive 89/686/EEC and amendments.

Stability and reactivity

Materials to avoid:
Product polymerises on contact with:, Radical producers such as peroxides, azo compounds, heavy metal compounds

Hazardous decomposition products:
None known.

Hazardous reactions:
No dangerous reactions are known to occur with correct handling and storage.

Disposal considerations

Product:
Disposal according to local authority regulations.
Waste to be packed like clean product and to be marked. Identification label on packages not to be removed until recycling.

Uncleaned packaging:
Do not reuse empty containers and dispose of in accordance with the regulations issued by the appropriate local authorities.