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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- Skin contact: after contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water
- Eye contact: in case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice
- Inhalation: remove to fresh air
- Ingestion: give 500 ml water to drink

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
- Suitable: carbon dioxide, dry chemicals, foam, water spray (mist)
- Unsuitable: -

- Exposure hazards: releases hydrogen bromide, bromine and oxides of carbon
- Protective equipment for fire-fighters: wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions: ventilate area
- Environmental precautions: do not discharge into drains or the environment, dispose to an authorised waste collection point
- Methods for cleaning up: shovel up residues and place in a labelled sealable container for subsequent safe disposal

Handling and storage

- Handling: local exhaust is needed at source of dust. Mechanical ventilation is recommended. When using do not eat, drink or smoke
- Storage: keep container tightly closed. Store in dry, cool, well-ventilated area

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

- Skin protection: if skin contact or contamination of clothing is likely, protective clothing should be worn
- Eye protection: chemical goggles or safety glasses
- Hands protection: wear suitable gloves resistant to chemical penetration
- Respiratory protection: EC approved respirator fitted with high efficiency (dust, fumes, mist) filter cartridges

Stability and reactivity

- Stability: material is stable
- Conditions to avoid: avoid temperatures above 320 degreeC
- Materials to avoid: avoid strong bases. Avoid strong acids
- Hazardous (thermal) decomposition products: hydrobromic acid, bromine and oxides of carbon

Disposal considerations

- Dispose of by incineration or in a chemically secured landfill in accordance with local/national regulations
- Ensure contaminated materials are handled at an authorized installation