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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

· General information: No typical symptoms and effects are known.

· After inhalation:
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Call a physician.

· After skin contact:
Immediately flush skin with copious amounts of water.

· After eye contact:
Immediately flush eyes with copious amounts of water, keeping eyelids open.

· After swallowing:
Drink plenty of water, provided person is conscious and induce vomiting. Call a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

- Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media : Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide
Non-suitable extinguishing media : Not known


- Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Development of toxic and irritating decomposition products.

- Advice for firefighters
Wear self contained breathing apparatus if necessary.
Contact with acids liberates very toxic gas (Hydrogen Cyanide)


- Additional information
Product is not combustible.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid causing dust. Ensure adequate ventilation.

-Environmental precautions
No special protections required.

-Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Pick up spilled product, keep in a closed container and hold for waste disposal.

Handling and storage

- Precautions for safe handling
Avoid causing dust. Do not breathe dust.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

- Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Avoid exposure to sun light.
Other information: For quality reasons: Store in a cool dry place.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
Not regulated for transport
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Not regulated for transport
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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Not regulated for transport
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

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Exposure controls / personal protection

-Control parameters
Exposure limits for this substance are not known

- Exposure controls
Do not breathe dust.
Avoid contact with skin or eyes.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
Only use in a well-ventilated place.

- Personal protection
Observe usual precautions during handling of this substance.

Stability and reactivity

- Reactivity
Hazardous reaction with acids.

- Chemical stability
Avoid exposure to sun light.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
- Do not mix with acids, oxidisers, nitrite and nitrate salts.
- Reacts violently with ammonia and sodium chromate

- Conditions to avoid
Avoid exposure to sun light.

- Incompatible materials
Do not mix with acids, oxidisers, nitrite and nitrate salts.
Reacts violently with ammonia and sodium chromate.

- Hazardous decomposition products
Hydrogen Cyanide (HCN)

Disposal considerations

- Product/packing
Observe all federal, state and local environmental regulations.
See directives 75/442/EEC and 2006/12/EC.