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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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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 and give water to drink.
Get medical attention immediately.
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NOTE: Never give an unconscious person anything to drink.
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Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions.
Special hazards arising from
the substance or mixture
Dust may form an explosive mixture with air.
[Kst = 77 bar.m.s(-1)]
When heated to decomposition, may release poisonous fumes of HBr.
Advice for fire-fighters Cool containers with water spray. In closed stores, provide fire-fighters with selfcontained
breathing apparatus in positive pressure mode

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions,
protective equipment and
emergency procedures
Wear respirator, chemical safety goggles, rubber gloves and boots
Environmental precautions No special environmental precautions required
Methods and materials for
containment and cleaning up
Sweep up, place in a suitable container and hold for waste disposal.
Avoid raising dust.
Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling Avoid bodily contact.
Keep containers tightly closed.
Conditions for safe storage,
including any incompatibilities
Store in a dry, cool, well-ventilated area
Specific end use(s) No specific requirements

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
not regulated
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
not regulated
Classification code:
not regulated
Packaging group:
not regulated
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
not regulated
Shippingopen allclose all
Class:
not regulated
Classification code:
not regulated
Packaging group:
not regulated
Remarksopen allclose all

Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
not regulated
Proper shipping name and description:
not regulated
Chemical name:
not regulated
Class:
not regulated
Packaging group:
not regulated
Remarksopen allclose all

Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
not regulated
Proper shipping name and description:
not regulated
Chemical name:
not regulated
Class:
not regulated
Packaging group:
not regulated
Remarksopen allclose all
SpecialProvisionsopen allclose all

Exposure controls / personal protection

Respiratory protection Dust respirator
- Hand protection Rubber gloves
- Eye protection Chemical safety goggles
- Skin and body protection Body covering clothes and boots
Hygiene measures Do not eat, smoke or drink where material is handled, processed or stored. Wash
hands carefully before eating or smoking.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity None known
Chemical stability Stable under normal conditions
Possibility of hazardous reactions
Not expected to occur
Conditions to avoid Heating above decomposition temperature
Incompatible materials None
Hazardous decomposition products HBr

Disposal considerations

Waste disposal Dispose of in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.