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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information:
Seek medical assistance if discomfort continues

After inhalation:
Remove the casualty into fresh air and keep him calm.

After contact with skin:
In case of contact with skin, clean with soap and water.

After contact with eyes:
Rinse the affected eye with plenty of water, at the same time keep the unaffected eye well protected.

After ingestion:
If swallowed do not induce vomiting,seek medical advice and show safety data sheet or label

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
water spray jet
foam

Extinguishing media that must not be used for safety reasons:
Full water jet
carbon dioxide
dry powder

Special hazards from the substance itself, its combustion products or from its vapours:
In the event of fire the following can be released:
Nitrous gases (NOx)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Carbon monoxide (CO)
Hydrogen chloride (HCl)

Special protective equipment for firefighting:
Use self-contained breathing apparatus

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Use personal protective clothing.

Environmental precautions:
Do not allow entry to drains,water courses or soil

Methods for cleaning up/taking up:
Take up mechanically
Avoid dust formation and electrical charging (sparking) because dust explosion might occur.
When picked up, product should be be taken to a suitable and authorized waste disposal site in
accordance with relevant regulations and if necessary after consultation with the waste
disposal operator and/or the competent Authorities

Additional information:
Collect spilled product completely.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling:
When used and handled appropriately no special measures are needed
Avoid dust formation.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Take precautionary measures against electrostatic charges - earthing necessary during loading operations.
Keep away from sources of ignition
Dust can form an explosive mixture with air.

Further information on storage conditions:
Keep container dry

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

General protective measures
Observe the usual precautions for handling chemicals.

Hygiene measures
Wash hands before breaks and after work.
Use barrier skin cream.
Remove soiled or soaked clothing immediately and clean thoroughly before using again.

Respiratory protection : Wear dust mask when handling large quantities

Hand protection : Nitrile rubber gloves.
Minimum breakthrough time (glove): not determined
Minimum thickness (glove): not determined
Observe the information of the glove manufacturers on
permeability and breakthrough times and other workplace requirements

Eye protection : safety glasses

Body protection : working clothes

Stability and reactivity

When handled and stored appropriately no dangerous reactions are known.

This substance is a diarylide pigment. The substance should not be used in polymers if the processing temperature exceeds 200°C because of possible thermal decomposition, which can form e.g. traces of aromatic amines. 3,3´-dichlorobenzidine may be formed at temperatures above 200°C.

Disposal considerations

Product
Product should be be taken to a suitable and authorized waste disposal site in accordance with relevant regulations and if necessary after consultation with the waste disposal operator and/or the competent Authorities.

Uncleaned packaging
Packaging that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of as product waste