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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
If adverse health effects develop seek medical attention.

If inhaled:
not relevant.

On skin contact:
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water.

On contact with eyes:
In case of contact with the eyes, rinse immediately for at least 15 minutes with plenty of water. Seek medical attention if necessary.

On ingestion:
Rinse mouth and then drink 200-300 ml of water.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms: No significant symptoms are expected due to the non-classification of the product.

Hazards: No hazard is expected under intended use and appropriate handling.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment: Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
water spray, carbon dioxide, dry powder, foam

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
harmful vapours
Evolution of fumes/fog. The substances/groups of substances mentioned can be released in case of fire.

Advice for fire-fighters
Special protective equipment:
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information:
Dispose of fire debris and contaminated extinguishing water in accordance with official regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective clothing.

Environmental precautions
Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
For small amounts: Pick up with suitable absorbent material.
For large amounts: Dike spillage. Pump off product.
Dispose of absorbed material in accordance with regulations.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Protection against fire and explosion:
Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Avoid all sources of ignition: heat, sparks, open flame.

7.2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Suitable materials for containers: High density polyethylene (HDPE)
Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed and dry; store in a cool place.

Storage class according to TRGS 510 (originally VCI, Germany): (11) Combustible solids

Storage stability:
Storage temperature: 2 - 30 °C


Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Components with occupational exposure limits


7757-82-6: Sodium sulphate

Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection:
Wear respiratory protection if ventilation is inadequate.

Hand protection:
Not needed.

Eye protection:
Tightly fitting safety goggles (splash goggles) (e.g. EN 166)

Body protection:
Body protection must be chosen depending on activity and possible exposure, e.g. apron, protecting boots, chemical-protection suit (according to EN 14605 in case of splashes or EN ISO 13982 in case of dust).

General safety and hygiene measures
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. No eating, drinking, smoking or tobacco use at the place of work. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Environmental exposure controls


Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
No hazardous reactions if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.


Chemical stability
The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
None if used for intended purpose.


Conditions to avoid
See MSDS section 7 - Handling and storage.

Incompatible materials

Substances to avoid:
No substances known that should be avoided.

Hazardous decomposition products

Hazardous decomposition products:
No hazardous decomposition products known.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods

Must be disposed of or incinerated in accordance with local regulations