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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

- Inhalation: Remove from exposure and allow to rest in fresh air. If breathing is difficult provide oxygen. If the victim is not breathing give artificial respiration. Seek medical advice if symptoms persist.

- Ingestion: Provided that the victim is conscious rinse mouth with water and give water or milk to drink. Do not induce vomiting.  Seek medical advice.       

- Eye contact: Irrigate with water or isotonic saline solution for 15 minutes. Use large amounts of water occasionally lifting upper and lower lids. Seek medical adviceif symptoms persist.

- Skin contact: Remove contaminated clothing and wash skin with soap and water.

Fire-fighting measures

Although the material is not flammable it may assist a fire. Keep away from other combustible materials. Keep away unprotected personnel.

- Suitable extinguishing media: Fire-extinguishing activities according to surrounding.

- Advice for firefighters: Use special protective equipment for fire-fighters

Use breathing apparatus with independent air supply.

Wear full protective clothing.

Do not inhale explosion and/or combustion gases.

- Additional information

Cool endangered containers with water spray jet.

Keep people away and stay on the upwind side.

Fire residues and contaminated firefighting water must be disposed of in accordance with the local regulations.

Accidental release measures

- Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures

Ensure adequate ventilation.

Avoid dust formation.

Use personal protective clothing.

- Environmental precautions

Collect contaminated water / firefighting water separately.

Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.

- Methods and material for containment and cleaning up

Take up dry.

Avoid dust formation.

Send in suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

- Additional Information

Large spills: contact emergency authorities.

Handling and storage

> Precautions for safe handling

- Advice on safe handling

Avoid the formation and deposition of dust.

Care for suitable extraction / ventilation at processing machines.

Transfer and handle product in dust-proof plants.

Suitable industrial vacuum cleaners or central extraction equipment must be used for taking up dust.

- Advice on protection against fire and explosion

Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

In case of special conditions product may dust-explode.

Avoid sedimentation of dust.

Avoid formation of dust.

> Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

- Requirements for storage rooms and vessels

Ventilate store-rooms thoroughly.

Keep only in original container.

- Advice on storage compatibility

Do not store with acids, alkalies or combustible materials.

Do not store with oxidizing agents.

Do not store together with food.

- Further information on storage conditions

Keep container tightly closed, store at cool and aired place, open and handle carefully.

Store in a dry place.

- Storage group: 10/13

- Fire class: A

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

> Personal protection

- Exposure controls

Respiratory protection

In case of dust formation wear micro dust mask (FFP3)

- Hand protection

Gloves made of nitril rubber (NBR).

Recommended protection glove type: KCL 741 Dermatril L (splash and full contact; Thickness: 0,11 mm; Break-through time: > 480 min).

- Eye protection

Safety goggles with side protection

- Skin protection

Light protective clothing, thick material

- General protective measures

Avoid contact with eyes and skin

Do not inhale dust.

- Hygiene measures

Clean skin thoroughly after working.

Wash hands thoroughly after handling (P264).

Do no eat, drink or smoke when using this product. (P270).

Wash soiled clothing immediately.

> Environmental protection

- Limitation and surveillance of the environment

Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.

Stability and reactivity

> Reactivity

Reactions with combustible substances.

Reactions with acids.

> Chemical stability

Contact with acids releases toxic gas.

Possibility of hazardous reactions

Risk of explosion in case of contact with organic and oxidable substances.

> Conditions to avoid

Contact with acids liberates toxic gases.

> Incompatible materials

- Materials to avoid

Reactions with hydrochloric acid with formation of chlorine.

> Hazardous decomposition products

No hazardous decomposition products known.

Disposal considerations

> Waste treatment methods

Waste code No.: 06 03 15*

Name of waste: metallic oxides containing heavy metals

* Wastes marked with an asterisk are considered to be hazardous waste pursuant to Directive 91/689/EEC on hazardous waste.

> Recommendations for the product

Dispose of contents/container according to local national regulations (P501).

In accordance with regulations for special waste, must be taken, after pretreatment, to an authorised special waste disposal site.

> Recommendations for packaging

Packaging that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of like the product.

>General information

Disposal according to 91/692/EEC.