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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air; symptomatic treatment.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with water for at least 15 minutes.

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with water.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Symptomatic treatment.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water mist, foam, or dry powder (eg sand, earth) are

suitable extinguishing agents.

Product arising from burning: Combustion products may contain metal oxide smoke.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: A self-contained breathing apparatus should be used.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Damp down spilt material and transfer to waste containers

for disposal at a controlled landfill.

Handling and storage

Handling: Avoid dust formation. Personal exposure should be kept below

10 mg/m3 8-hour TWA total inhalable dust or 5 mg/m3 8-hour

TWA respirable dust. Otherwise, wear a suitable respirator

conforming to BS 6016 (Type 1/H recommended).

Storage: No special precautions.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: 25 kg sacks

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: No special precautions.
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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for reuse is not possible.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable, no known hazardous properties.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Disposal at a controlled landfill site is possible.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: The substance is an inorganic salt, incineration is not


Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance is virtually insoluble in water and may be

recovered by filtration.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance itself will not enter the public domain.

Plastic products containing the substance may be disposed of

at a domestic refuse tip.