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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: Irritation caused by dust: Fresh air.
Skin contact: Wash skin with water and/or a mild detergent.
Eye contact: Rinse eyes with water/saline solution. See a physician on persistent feeling of discomfort.
Ingestion: Remove the person affected from dust-exposed area. See inhalation.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media: Dry sand, dry powder.Contra-indicated : carbon-dioxide extinguishers, water from jet pipes.
Dry CaSi in the form of lumps or granules is not combustible.
Unusual fire & explosion Hazards : CaSi-dust suspended in air may under certain conditions cause dust explosions.

Accidental release measures

Material in the form of dust should be collected in suitable containers. Damp product must be kept away from dry, and must not be collected and stored in closed containers. Dry dust can be vacuumed or swept up.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid generation of dust. Wear protective clothing, gloves, and goggles. Wear suitable respiratory protection where applicable. Avoid ignition sources (e.g. welding) in areas with high dust concentrations. Addition of wet material to molten metal may cause explosions.
Storage: Must be kept in a dry and well-ventilated place, and away from acids and bases.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Disposal considerations