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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air and seek medical attention.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical
attention if irritation persists.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash thoroughly with plenty of soap and water.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Recommended extinguishing agents: Water mist, carbon
dioxide and foam.

Product arising from burning: Products arising from pyrolysis: Products of combustion may
contain carbon oxides, hydrogen chloride, hydrogen fluoride
and soot.

Protective equipment: Protective equipment: Gloves, goggles and an oxygen mask
are recommended.

Accidental release measures

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid inhalation or ingestion of dusts and contact with
skin and eyes. Wear safety goggles, a dust mask and rubber
gloves if contact cannot be avoided.

Storage: Store in polythene bags in paper drums away from heat,
moisture and sources of ignition. Keep containers tightly
closed.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

Remarks
Transport: Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Fibre drums
will be used to transport the substance. Keep container
closed, protect from moisture.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Other dangers: None reported

Chemical reaction with water: Chemical reaction with water: None reported; however
aqueous solutions are acidic (pH2)

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance can be recovered by recrystallisation.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None known

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Incineration at a facility equipped with waste gas
scrubbing to remove hydrogen fluoride (and chloride) gas is
recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain