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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
General information:
Remove soiled or soaked clothing immediately.
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 wash off immediately with soap and water.

After contact with eyes:
Rinse immediately with gently running water for 15 minutes, maintaining eyelids open.
Consult an ophthalmologist or a physician.

After ingestion:
Rinse out mouth and give plenty of water to drink.
Get medical treatment.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms: No symptoms known currently.
Hazards: No hazards known at this time.

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

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:
water spray jet
alcohol-resistant foam

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

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
In case of fires, hazardous combustion gases are formed: Carbon monoxide (CO), Carbon dioxide (CO2)

Advice for firefighters:
Special protective equipment for firefighting.
Use self-contained breathing apparatus.
Wear full protective suit.

Further information:
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and full protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Use personal protective clothing.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Avoid dust formation.
Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

Environmental precautions:
If the product gets into drains, inform the relevant authorities immediately.
Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Place in suitable containers and send for recovery or disposal.
Take up mechanically.

Handling and storage

Hygiene measures:
Work in an adequately ventilated room.
Change contaminated clothes immediately.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Dust can form an explosive mixture with air.
Take precautions against accumulation of electrostatic charge
Keep away from sources of ignition.
Avoid influence of heat.
Dust explosion class : ST3 Capable of dust explosion

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Advice on storage compatibility: Not required.

Specific end use(s):
No further recommendations.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
not restricted
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Inland waterway transport (UN RTDG/ADN(R))

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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not restricted
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Exposure controls / personal protection

General protective measures:
Avoid contact with eyes and skin.
Do not inhale dust.

Respiratory protection : Short term: filter apparatus, Filter P2

Hand protection : Chemical resistant gloves according to category III of DIN EN374
Minimum thickness (glove): not determined
With solid dry substances permeation is not to be expected, therefore the breakthrough-time for this protective glove has not been measured.
These types of protective gloves are offered by various manufacturers. Please note the manufacturers´ detailed statements, especially about the minimum thickness and the minimum breakthrough time. Consider also the particular working conditions under which the gloves are being used.

Eye protection : safety glasses

Body protection : protective clothing

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: See under "Possibility of hazardous reactions".

Chemical stability: Stable.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: No hazardous reactions known. Stable.

Conditions to avoid: strong heat.

Incompatible materials: not known.

Hazardous decomposition products:
When handled and stored appropriately, no dangerous decomposition products are known.

Disposal considerations

Uncleaned packaging:
Regulations concerning reuse or disposal of used packaging materials must be observed.
Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible and after appropriate cleansing may be taken for reuse.