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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

First-aid measures general:

Check the vital functions. If unconscious place in recovery position and seek medical advice. In case of respiratory arrest, administer artificial respiration. Cardiac arrest: perform resuscitation. Victim conscious with laboured breathing: half-seated. Victim in shock: on his back with legs slightly raised. Vomiting: prevent asphyxia/aspiration pneumonia. Prevent cooling by covering the victim (no warming up). Keep watching the victim. Give psychological aid. Keep the victim calm, avoid physical strain. Take victim to a doctor if irritation persists.

First-aid measures after inhalation:

Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Respiratory problems: consult a doctor/medical service.

First-aid measures after skin contact:

Wash with plenty of soap and water. Do not apply (chemical) neutralizing agents. Take victim to a doctor if irritation persists.

First-aid measures after eye contact:

In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice. Do not apply (chemical) neutralizing agents. In case of eye irritation consult an ophthalmologist.

First-aid measures after ingestion:

Rinse mouth thoroughly with water. In case of ingestion. Take to hospital.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media

Suitable extinguishing media:

Water. Carbon dioxide (CO2). sand. All extinguishing media can be used.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture

Fire hazard: Low.

Explosion hazard:None known.

Reactivity:not applicable.

Advice for firefighters

Precautionary measures fire:Keep upwind. Do not inhale explosion and combustion gases.

Firefighting instructions:Collect contaminated fire extinguishing water separately. This must not be discharged into drains.

Protection during firefighting:Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and chemical protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

For non-emergency personnel

Protective equipment: Gloves. face shield. protective clothing. Contact with walking surface may result in formation of slippery film/falling hazard.

Emergency procedures:Wash contaminated clothing immediately. Keep public away from danger area.

For emergency responders

Protective equipment:Wear protective gloves/protective clothing and eye/face protection.

Emergency procedures:Avoid contact with skin, eyes and clothes.

Environmental precautions

Prevent soil and water pollution. Prevent spreading in sewers.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

For containment:Contain leaking substance, pump over in suitable containers. Small quantities of liquid spill: take up in non-combustible absorbent material and shovel into container for disposal.

Methods for cleaning up:Contain leaking substance, pump over in suitable containers. Clean up any spills as soon as possible, using an absorbent material to collect it. Collect in closed and suitable containers for disposal. To clean the floor and all objects contaminated by this material, use plenty of water. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.

Other information:Comply with local regulations for disposal.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling

Precautions for safe handling: Comply with applicable regulations. Remove contaminated clothing immediately. Clean contaminated objects and areas thoroughly observing environmental regulations. Keep away from sources of ignition - No smoking. Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety procedures. Discharge into the environment must be avoided. Keep container tightly closed. Either local exhaust or general room ventilation is usually required.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Technical measures: Clean bulk tanks periodically to prevent accumulation of bacteria.

Storage conditions: Protect against: frost. Protect against direct sunlight.

Heat-ignition: Do not expose ot temperatures exceeding 50°C/ 122°F.

Storage area: Store in a dry area. Comply with applicable regulations. Collect spillage.

Packaging materials: Stainless steel. Plastic.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Hand protection: protective gloves. PVC (Polyvinyl chloride).

Eye protection: Chemical goggles or safety glasses.

Skin and body protection: Avoid contact with skin.

Respiratory protection: not applicable.

Environmental exposure controls: Do not allow uncontrolled discharge of product into the environment

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: not applicable.

Chemical stability: see Handling and storage.

Possibility of hazardous reactions: Unknown.

Conditions to avoid: see Handling and storage.

Incompatible materials: Strong acids. Materials that react violently or explosively with water.

Hazardous decomposition products: On burning: release of (highly) toxic gases/vapours. Nitrogen oxides (NOx).

Disposal considerations

Regional legislation (waste): Dispose in a safe manner in accordance with local/national regulations.

Waste disposal recommendations: Do not discharge into drains or the environment.

Additional information: Further information can be obtained from our environment department.