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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation : Move the person away from the contaminated area.
Skin contact : Wash with water. Remove all contaminated clothing and footwear.
Use appropriate protective equipment when treating a contaminated person.
Eye contact : Rinse with running water whilst keeping the eyes wide open. (at least 15 minutes).
If irritation persists, consult a doctor. Show this sheet to the doctor.
Ingestion : NEVER attempt to induce vomiting. Do not give anything to drink.
Protection of first-aiders : If a great quantity of dust is formed : - respiratory protection with a particle filter.
- appropriate gloves.
- goggles.
- protective clothing.
Further information : Use appropriate protective equipment when treating a contaminated person. Place contaminated clothing in a sealed bag for disposal.

Skin Contact: Contact with dust : wash skin with running water and non-abrasive soap. In case of skin disorders : seek medical attention immediately. Wash contaminated clothing before reusing.

Inhalation: In case of exposure to fumes or particulates : person to rest in a well ventilated area; seek immediate medical attention.

Ingestion: dust ingestion : do not induce vomiting, rinse mouth thoroughly; loose tight clothing as collar, tie… seek medical attention;

General advice : get medical attention if any discomfort develops; seek medical attention for all burns, regardless how minor they may seem.

Fire-fighting measures

Flash Point: the substance does not burn
Flammable Limits: the substance does not burn

Extinguishing media
- Suitable : All extinguishing agents can be used.
- Not suitable : None. If there is a fire close by, use suitable extinguishing agents.
Specific hazards : Not combustible. Does not present any particular risk in the event of a fire.
Protection of fire-fighters : For further information refer to section "Exposure controls/personal protection".

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions
Personal protective equipment: Safety spectacles. Goggles.
- suitable protective clothing.
- appropriate gloves.
- respiratory protection device with a particle filter.
For further information refer to section "Exposure-controls/personal protection".
Environmental precautions : This product does not present any particular risk for the environment.
Methods for cleaning up
- Cleaning/Decontamination : Wash the floor with plenty of water.
- Recovery : Transfer the product into a spare container:
- suitably labelled.
- Disposal : Dispose of materials or solid residues at an authorized site.

Measures for handling personal: Ensure adequate ventilation; avoid inhalation of dust and contact with skin and eyes;
Measures when handling spilled substance: Use appropriate tools to put the spilled solid in a convenient waste disposal container. Collection of powder spills is best done wet to avoid dust. Collect dust using a vacuum cleaner.

Handling and storage

Technical measures : Does not require any specific or particular measures.
Measures : Avoid any direct contact with the product.
Safe handling advice : Comply with instructions for use.
Technical measures : Does not require any specific or particular technical measures.
Storage conditions
- Recommended : Stable under normal storage conditions.
Incompatible products : Refer to the detailed list of incompatible materials (section "Stability/Reactivity").
Packaging : Product may be packaged in normal commercial packaging.
Packaging materials
- Recommended : Plastic materials.
- Not suitable : None, to our knowledge.

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures : No specific measures are required provided the product is handled in accordance with the general rules of occupational hygiene and safety
Control parameters
Exposure limit values (Human Health)
- Occupational exposure limit values (France) :
Inhalable dust - VME: 10 mg/m3.
Respirable dusts - VME : 5 mg/m3.

- ACGIH Threshold Limit Values (U.S.A./A.C.G.I.H.)
Inhalable Particles - TLV (TWA) : 10 mg/m3.
Respirable Particles TLV ( TWA ) : 3 mg/m3 .
Personal protective equipment
- Respiratory protection : If dust is generated: Respiratory protective device with a particle filter.
- Hand protection :
Appropriate gloves. In case of mixture with other substances, request advice from your glove supplier.
Protective gloves must be chosen according to the function of the work station: other chemicals which may be handled, physical protection necessary (resistance to cutting, puncture, heat), dexterity required.
Use suitable chemical-resistant protective gloves (compliant with
Standard EN 374-1)
- Eye protection : Safety spectacles.
- Skin and body protection : Protective clothing.
- Selection criteria : No specific/particular action required for this product. Comply with good occupational hygiene practice.

Stability and reactivity

Stability : Stable at ambient temperature and under normal conditions of use.
Hazardous reactions
Materials to avoid : - acids.

Disposal considerations

Destruction/Disposal : Dispose of in accordance with safety regulations:
Decontamination/cleaning : Clean with water.
Destruction/Disposal : May be reused following decontamination.
NOTE : The user's attention is drawn to the possible existence of local regulations regarding disposal.