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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General advice:
Remove contaminated clothing.

If inhaled:
Keep patient calm, remove to fresh air, seek medical attention.

On skin contact:
Wash thoroughly with soap and water.

On contact with eyes:
Immediately wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open,
consult an eye specialist.

On ingestion:
Immediately rinse mouth and then drink 200-300 ml of water, seek medical attention.

Note to physician:
Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific
antidote.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
dry powder, foam

Unsuitable extinguishing media for safety reasons:
carbon dioxide

Additional information:
Avoid whirling up the material/product because of the danger of dust explosion.

Specific hazards:
harmful vapours
Evolution of fumes/fog. The substances/groups of substances mentioned can be released in case of
fire.

Special protective equipment:
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Further information:
The degree of risk is governed by the burning substance and the fire conditions. Contaminated extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with official regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions:
Avoid dust formation. Use personal protective clothing.

Environmental precautions:
Contain contaminated water/firefighting water. Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Methods for cleaning up or taking up:
For small amounts: Pick up with suitable appliance and dispose of.
For large amounts: Contain with dust binding material and dispose of.
Avoid raising dust. Dispose of absorbed material in accordance with regulations.

Handling and storage

Handling
Precautions for safe handling
Provide exhaust ventilation.
Protection against fire and explosion:
Avoid dust formation. The product is capable of dust explosion. Take precautionary measures against static discharges. Avoid all sources of ignition: heat, sparks, open flame.

Storage
The product in undamaged packing must not be stored separately.
Suitable materials for containers: Stainless steel 1.4301 (V2), Stainless steel 1.4401, Stainless steel
1.4439, Stainless steel 1.4541, Stainless steel 1.4571
Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed and in a cool wellventilated place.
Keep at temperature not exceeding 50 °C.

Storage stability: Storage temperature: < 50 °C. Protect from temperatures above: 50 °C.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Components with workplace control parameters
1336-21-6: ammonia, aqueous solution
Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection:
Respiratory protection not required.

Hand protection:
Chemical resistant protective gloves (EN 374)
e.g. nitrile rubber (0.4 mm), chloroprene rubber (0.5 mm), polyvinylchloride (0.7 mm) and other
Manufacturer's directions for use should be observed because of great diversity of types.
Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields (frame goggles) (EN 166)
General safety and hygiene measures:
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wearing of closed work
clothing is recommended.

Stability and reactivity

Hazardous reactions:
No hazardous reactions when stored and handled according to instructions.
Hazardous decomposition products:No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as
prescribed/indicated.

Disposal considerations

Must be dumped or incinerated in accordance with local regulations.
Contaminated packaging:
Uncontaminated packs can be re-used.
Packs that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in the same manner as the contents.