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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: Move patient from contaminated area to fresh air. In case of persistent problems consult a physician. If dust inhalation is severe move operator to fresh air.

Skin contact: Wash the skin with soap and water.

Eye contact: Wash immediately, abundantly and thoroughly with water. If irritation persists, consult a physician.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth with plenty of water. Do not induce vomiting.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: The product is not flammable. Fire prevention measures should be chosen according to the environment.

Special protective equipment for fire fighters: In the event of a fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus. The self contained breathing apparatus may be required due to other agents, but is not required due to potential Kieselguhr exposure

Accidental release measures

Use personal protective equipment

Avoid breathing dust

Ensure adequate ventilation

Do not crush, avoid the formation and spread of dust in the air

Environmental precautions:

Avoid generating airbourne dust

Prevent product from entering drains

Methods for cleaning up:

Pick up and arrange disposal without creating dust

Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal    

Broken bags should be taped over or covered with recuperage (slipover) bags

Handling and storage


Avoid dust formation and dust accumulation in enclosed space. Use personal protective equipment when handling the substance.


Store in a dry place protected from moisture. Inspect all shipments upon arrival. Powder spills should be removed by vacuum cleaning or wet sweeping. Avoid dry sweeping if possible.

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations