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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

General information
In case of persisting adverse effects, consult a physician. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes immediately, and launder thoroughly before reusing.
After inhalation
Ensure supply of fresh air. Take medical treatment.
After skin contact
When in contact with the skin, clean with soap and water.
After eye contact
Separate eyelids, wash the eyes thoroughly with water (15 min.). Eye treatment by an oculist.
After ingestion
Rinse out mouth and give plenty of water to drink. Administer activated charcoal.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media
Product itself is non-combustible; adapt fire extinguishing measures to surrounding areas.
Special exposure hazards arising from the substance or preparation itself, combustion products,
resulting gases: None known
Special protective equipment for fire-fighters
Appropriate breathing apparatus may be required.
Other information
Collect contaminated firefighting water separately, must not be discharged into the drains.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions
Refer to protective measures listed in sections 7 (handling and storage) and 8 (exposure controls/personal protection). Avoid dust formation.
Environmental precautions
Do not discharge into the drains/surface waters/groundwater.
Methods for cleaning up/taking up
Pick up mechanically. Avoid raising dust. Send in suitable containers for recovery or disposal.

Handling and storage

Handling
Advice on safe handling
Provide good ventilation of working area (local exhaust ventilation, if necessary).
Advice on protection against fire and explosion
Keep away from sources of ignition - refrain from smoking. Take precautionary measures against static charges.

Storage
Requirements for storage rooms and vessels
Keep in original packaging, tightly closed.
Advice on storage assembly
Do not store together with foodstuffs. Do not store together with animal feedstocks. Do not store together with: Acids; Bases
Further information on storage conditions
Keep container tightly closed and dry in a cool, well-ventilated place.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

UN number:
3077
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Class:
9
Classification code:
M7
Packaging group:
III
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

UN number:
3077
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Marine transport (IMDG)

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardhous substance , solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
zinc oxide
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Air transport ICAO/IATA

UN number:
3077
Proper shipping name and description:
Environmentally hazardhous substance , solid, n.o.s.
Chemical name:
zinc oxide
Class:
9
Packaging group:
III
Labels:
9
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure controls / personal protection

Exposure limit values
-DUST
List of approved workplace exposure limits (WELs) / EH40
total respirable dust
TWA 10 mg/m³
List of approved workplace exposure limits (WELs) / EH40
respirable dust
TWA 4 mg/m³

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection
If workplace exposure limits are exceeded, a respiration protection approved for this particular job must be worn.
Respiratory filter (part): P2
Hand protection
Protective gloves (EN 374)
Appropriate Material rubber
Appropriate Material leather
Appropriate Material cotton
Eye protection
Safety glasses (EN 166)
Skin protection
Clothing as usual in the chemical industry.

General protective and hygiene measures
Do not eat, drink or smoke during work time. After worktime and during work intervals the affected skin
areas must be thoroughly cleaned. Store work clothing separately. Do not inhale dust.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid
None known
Materials to avoid
Acids; Bases
Hazardous decomposition products
ZnO-fume can be generated during thermal processing.

Disposal considerations

Product
Allocation of a waste code number, according to the European Waste Catalogue, should be carried out
in agreement with the regional waste disposal company.
Packaging
Contaminated packaging should be emptied as far as possible and after appropriate cleansing may be taken for reuse.
Packaging that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in agreement with the regional waste disposal company.