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Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

If inhaled: If symptoms persist, call a physician.

In case of skin contact: Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.  Wash off with soap and plenty of water.

In case of eye contact: Immediately flush eye(s) with plenty of water.  If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

If swallowed: If symptoms persist, call a physician.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media:       Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.

Unsuitable extinguishing media: High volume water jet

Specific hazards during firefighting: Do not use a solid water stream as it may scatter and spread fire.

Do not allow run-off from fire fighting to enter drains or water courses.

Special protective equipment for firefighters: In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Use personal protective equipment.

Environmental precautions: Prevent product from entering drains.

Methods for cleaning up: Sweep up and shovel into suitable containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

Advice on safe handling: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion: Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Requirements for storage areas and containers: Store in original container.

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Advice on common storage: No special restrictions on storage with other products.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters

Component: nickel       

CAS-No.: 7440-02-0       

Value: TWA       

Control parameters: 0.5 mg/m3       

Update: 2005-04-06

Basis: GB EH40

Further information:       

Sk: Can be absorbed through skin. The assigned substances are those for which there are concerns that dermal absorption will lead to systemic toxicity.

Where no specific short-term exposure limit is listed, a figure three times the long-term exposure should be used

Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.

DNEL:

End Use: Workers

Exposure routes: Skin contact, Inhalation

Potential health effects: Acute systemic effects

not applicable

DNEL:       

End Use: Workers

Exposure routes: Skin contact, Inhalation

Potential health effects: Acute local effects

not applicable

DNEL:       

End Use: Workers

Exposure routes: Skin contact

Potential health effects: Long-term systemic effects

Value:  10 mg/kg bw/day

DNEL:       

End Use: Workers

Exposure routes: Inhalation

Potential health effects: Long-term systemic effects

Value:  17.632 mg/m3

DNEL:       

End Use: Workers

Exposure routes: Skin contact, Inhalation

Potential health effects: Long-term local effects

not applicable

DNEL:       

End Use: general public

Exposure routes: Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion

Potential health effects: Acute systemic effects

not applicable

DNEL:       

End Use: general public

Exposure routes: Skin contact, Inhalation, Ingestion

Potential health effects: Acute local effects

not applicable

DNEL:       

End Use: general public

Exposure routes: Skin contact

Potential health effects: Long-term systemic effects

Value:  5 mg/kg bw/day

DNEL:       

End Use: general public

Exposure routes: Inhalation

Potential health effects: Long-term systemic effects

Value:  4.348 mg/m3

DNEL:       

End Use: general public

Exposure routes: Ingestion

Potential health effects: Long-term systemic effects

Value:  2.5 mg/kg bw/day

DNEL:       

End Use: general public

Exposure routes: Skin contact, Inhalation

Potential health effects: Long-term local effects

not applicable

PNEC:       

Fresh water

no data available

PNEC:       

Marine water

no data available

PNEC:       

Water

Intermittent use/release, no data available

PNEC:       

Fresh water sediment

no data available

PNEC:       

Marine sediment

no data available

PNEC:       

Soil

no data available

PNEC:       

Sewage treatment plant

no data available

PNEC:       

Oral

Secondary Poisoning, not applicable

Exposure controls

Personal protective equipment

Hand protection: For prolonged or repeated contact use protective gloves.

Eye protection: Safety glasses

Skin and body protection: Impervious clothing

Hygiene measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice.

Environmental exposure controls

General advice: Prevent product from entering drains.

Stability and reactivity

Hazardous reactions:

Note: Stable under recommended storage conditions.

Conditions to avoid: None known.

Materials to avoid: Strong oxidizing agents

Disposal considerations

Product: Dispose of product residue in accordance with the instructions of the person responsible for waste disposal.

Contaminated packaging: Empty remaining contents.