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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Inhalation: Remove from exposure to fresh air
Skin contact: The substance is non-irritating
Eye contact: Flush eyes with copious amounts of water
Ingestion: In case of persistent symptoms consult doctor
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
May be irritating to eyes Chronic exposure to tin dioxide dust may cause Stannosis (pneumoconiosis)
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No additional requirements other than those listed in Section 4.1.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media: As appropriate to the surrounding environment
Unsuitable extinguishing media: None
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Special hazards: None known
Advice for firefighters
Additional advice for firefighters: No special measures required

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Do not breathe dust. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment
Environmental precautions
No special measures required
Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Vacuum cleaner or wet-sweeping. Neutralising chemicals not required
Reference to other sections Refer to Sections 8 and 13 for exposure controls/personal protection and disposal considerations

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Avoid causing dust. Use local exhaust ventilation or adequate respiratory protective equipment
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
No special requirements
Specific end use(s) Refer to Section 1.2.

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Control parameters
Inhalation: Workplace Exposure Limits:
Tin dioxide: 2mg.m^-3 (as Sn) Long-term exposure limit (8-hour TWA reference period)
4mg.m^-3 (as Sn) Short-term exposure limit (15-minute reference period)
Exposure controls
Use local exhaust ventilation or adequate respiratory protective equipment to maintain exposure below Workplace Exposure Limits

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity: Stable under normal conditions of storage and use
Chemical stability: Stable under normal conditions of storage and use
Possibilities of hazardous reactions: None known
Conditions to avoid: None known
Incompatible materials: None known
Hazardous decomposition products: None known

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Disposal of product: According to official regulations
Disposal of packaging: According to official regulations