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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation :
Move to fresh air. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen. Consult a physician if necessary

Skin contact :
Take off contaminated clothing and shoes immediately.
Wash off with soap and plenty of water.
Wash off immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes.
Call a physician if irritation develops or persists.

Eye contact :
Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes.
If eye irritation persists, consult a physician

Ingestion :
Do NOT induce vomiting.
Do not give anything to drink.
Consult a physician if necessary.

General advice:
First aider needs to protect himself.
Place affected clothing in a sealed bag for subsequent decontamination.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
-The molten product can cause serious burns.
-Skin contact may aggravate existing skin disease
-Inhalation of product may aggravate existing chronic respiratory problems such as asthma, emphysema or bronchitis

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
- Suitable: Water spray, Foam. Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.
- Not suitable : High volume water jet.

Specific hazards : On combustion:Toxic gases are released.
Solid form:
-Combustible solid.
-Risk of dust explosion.

Specific fire fighting methods : Use appropriate means for fighting adjacent fires.
Stay upwind.
Evacuate personnel to safe areas.
Cool containers/tanks with water spray.

Protection of fire-fighters : In the event of fire, wear self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions :
Avoid contact with the skin and the eyes.
Do not breathe dust.
Do not breathe vapour.
Personal protective equipment
Wear suitable gloves.
Eye/face protection (safety glasses + visor).
Wear suitable protective equipment.
Mark the contaminated area with signs and prevent access to unauthorized personnel.
Warn of danger.
Only qualified personnel equipped with suitable protective equipment may intervene.
Ventilate the area.

Environmental precautions:
Do not allow uncontrolled discharge of product into the environment.
Dam up.
Contain the spilled material by bunding (product is hazardous for the environment).

Methods for cleaning up
- Recovery : Recover as much of the product as possible.Collect up the product and place it in a spare container: Keep in properly labelled containers. Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.
- Cleaning/Decontamination : Wash off with warm water. Recover the cleaning water for subsequent disposal.
-Disposal: Treat recovered material as described in the section "Disposal considerations"

Handling and storage

HANDLING
- Technical measures :
Avoid the formation or spread of dust in the atmosphere.
Minimization of manual work tasks
Minimization of splashes and spills
Avoid contact with contaminated tools and objects
Regular cleaning of equipment and work area
Label containers and pipelines clearly

-Engineering controls:
Provision of good ventilation in the working area
Provide appropriate exhaust ventilation at places where dust is formed.
Earth the equipment used to transfer the product.

- Safe handling advice : Comply with instructions for use (refer to technical sheet).
Avoid inhalation, ingestion and contact with skin and eyes.
The product must only be handled by specifically trained employees.
For personal protection see section "personal protection"

Hygiene measures:
Emergency equipment immediately accessible, with instructions for use.
Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
Regular cleaning of equipment, work area and clothing.
Use clean, well-maintained personal protection equipment.
Store personal protection equipment in a clean location away from the work area.
Keep working clothes separately.
Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
Shower or bathe at the end of working.
When using do not eat, drink or smoke.


STORAGE
- Technical measures : Does not require any specific or particular technical measures.
Storage conditions
Label containers clearly and permanently.
Store in the original container as much as possible
Recommended : To guarantee the quality and properties of the product keep:- protected from air.- protected from light.- the container tightly
closed and dry.
Store:- away from open flames, hot surfaces and sources of ignition.
- Incompatible products : Strong oxidizing agents.

Packaging :
- Recommended : Polyethylene (solid). Stainless steel (molten)
- Not suitable : Aluminum and its alloys.
Packaging materials
Solid form : Polyethylene liner inside a fibre-board drum. Cardboard drum with a polyethylene bag.
Molten form: Stainless steel. Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC)

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Air transport ICAO/IATA

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Engineering measures :
Extraction to remove dust at its source.Ensure good ventilation of the work station.
Apply technical measures to comply with the occupational exposure limits.
Facilities and equipment easily cleanable.

Personal protective equipment
- Respiratory protection :
Use a respirator with an approved filter if a risk assessment indicates this is necessary.
Solid (flakes): Filtering half mask FFP3 (EN 149 + A1)) or Respirator with a particle filter P3 (EN 143)
Molten: If vapour is released: Respirator with a vapour filter ABEKP3 (EN 14387+ A1)

-Hand protection:
Where there is a risk of contact with hands, use appropriate gloves. Gloves should be selected according to the application and the duration of use at the work station
The selected protective gloves have to satisfy the specifications of Regulation (EU) 2016/425 and the standard EN 374 derived from it.
Please observe the instructions regarding permeability and breakthrough time which are provided by the supplier of the gloves.
Also take into consideration the specific local conditions under which the product is used, such as the danger of cuts, abrasion, and the contact time.
Gloves must be inspected prior to use.
Gloves should be discarded and replaced if there is any indication of degradation or chemical breakthrough.
Long sleeve gloves

The following materials are suitable for protective gloves when handling the pure substance (litterature data):
- Material: Chloroprene
- Minimum thickness: 0.6 mm
- Breakthrough time: 480 minutes


- Eye protection : Safety goggles
Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved under EN 166 standard.
In case of contact through splashing: Wear face-shield and full protective suit.


- Skin and body protection :
Choose body protection according to the amount and concentration of the dangerous substance at the work place.
In case of contact through splashing or Handling molten product: Full protective suit
Remove and wash contaminated clothing before re-use.

Hygiene measures:
-Emergency equipment immediately accessible, with instructions for use.
-Ensure that eyewash stations and safety showers are close to the workstation location.
-Regular cleaning of equipment, work area and clothing.
-Use clean, well-maintained personal protection equipment.
-Store personal protection equipment in a clean location away from the work area.
-Keep working clothes separately.
-Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace.
-Wash hands before breaks and immediately after handling the product.
-Shower or bathe at the end of working.
-When using do not eat, drink or smoke.

Protective measures
The protective equipment must be selected in accordance with current CEN standards and in cooperation with the supplier of the protective equipment.
Selection of appropriate personal protective equipment should be based on an evaluation of the performance characteristics of the protective equipment relative to the task(s) to be performed, conditions present, duration of use, and the potential hazards and/or risks that may occur during use.


Stability and reactivity

Stability : Stable at room temperature.
Hazardous reactions:
- Hazardous decomposition products : On combustion or on thermal decomposition (pyrolysis) releases:
toxic vapours.(Carbon oxides (CO + CO2)).(Phenol).
Materials to avoid : Reacts with:- strong bases.- strong oxidizing agents.- acids.

Conditions to avoid
-Heat, flames and sparks.
-Avoid dust formation.
-Risk of dust explosion.

Disposal considerations

RESIDUES FROM PRODUCT
Prohibition : Do not allow the product to be released into the environment.Do not dispose of with domestic refuse.
Destruction/Disposal : Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities.

CONTAMINATED PACKAGING
Prohibition : Do not dispose of the product at a rubbish tip. Do not dispose of with domestic refuse.
Decontamination/cleaning : Allow it to drain thoroughly. Thoroughly empty the packaging prior to incineration.
Destruction/Disposal :Must be incinerated in a suitable incineration plant holding a permit delivered by the competent authorities.
NOTE : The user's attention is drawn to the possible existence of local regulations regarding disposal.