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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove to fresh air. If person is not breathing give

artifical respiration. If breathing is  difficult administer

oxygen. Seek immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Hold eyelids apart and flush with plenty of water for 15 minutes. Seek immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash skin with plenty of soap and water. Launder contaminated clothing before re-use. Seek

immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Vomiting may be induced if a person is conscious and not experiencing convulsions. Never give anything by mouth to an

unconscious person. Seek immediate medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water spray, carbon dioxide, dry chemical foam and powder.

Product arising from burning: Hazardous decomposition products may consist of carbon and

nitrogen oxides. However, there is no experimental evidence

to support the anticipated combustion products.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Full chemical and flame resistant protective clothing

gloves, boots and self-contained breathing apparatus must be


Fight the fire from a safe distance or protected location.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Evacuate personnel from immediate vicinity.

Wear appropriate personal protective equipment conforming to

the relevant national or international standards, as

mentioned in section 2.3.10. At a minimum PPE consisting of

coverall, shoe covers, eye protection, impermeable gloves and a respirator with high efficency filters or cartridges

must be used.

Minimise dust formation by damping down with water. Absorb

spillages of solutions with a suitable inert material (eg.

sand or soil). Carefully transfer the spillage to waste

containers, or use a wet/dry HEPA vacuum. Containers filled with waste material must be labelled in the same way as the

original substance containers.

Clean the spillage area with water and detergent and ventilate the area.

Dispose of waste material in accordance with local


Handling and storage

Handling: The substance should be stored, handled and used under

conditions of good industrial hygiene and in conformity with

any local regulations in order to prevent exposure to the

extent technically feasible.

Engineering controls in the form of LEV are necessary to

reduce exposure to the substance.

When exposure cannot be prevented or adequately controlled

appropriate personal protective equipment must be worn.

Such protective equipment must conform to the appropriate

international or national standards as follows;

Chemical protective gloves to Standard EN374

Chemical protective clothing to Standard EN368

Eye protection to Standard EN166.

Respiratory protective equipment. eg. a respirator

conforming to EN136.

Gloves should be changed regulary and removed after overt

contamination. Rubber, neoprene or other gloves may be

required if solvents, corrosives or other chemicals are


These measures mentioned above are regarded as a minimum,

and must be conformed with.

Storage: Store in a dark dry area, away from heat and sunlight.

Keep containers tightly closed when not in use. Ensure

containers are properly labelled

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Material is packaged in UN approved fibre drums.

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 code: No UN number has been assigned. Not hazardous for transport.
Transport: Containers should be secured against falling. Use normal
procedures for transport of industrial chemicals not
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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None known.

Chemical reaction with water: None which is hazardous.

Dust explosion: Material exhibits strong explosion characteristics if

ignited as a dust cloud. Material is highly susceptible to

accumulating static charges during processing and

uncontrolled static discharge may result in igniting a dust

cloud under certain conditions due to the low minimum

ignition energy. Provide suitable bonding and grounding for

containers and process equipment to control static charges.

Powder handling equipment such as dust collectors, dryers,

and mills may require additional protective measures (eg.

explosion venting).

Dust explosion determined by test: Y

Disposal considerations

Discharge to the environment will be minimal. Recovery from

minor spillages or accidental discharge is not economically

or technically feasible, and such waste material will be disposed of off-site by closed cycle incineration. Recovery

of larger spillages of uncontaminated material for

subsequent use is recommended. As material is used in the process, no recycling of material is possible.  The substance can be disposed of by incineration by burning

under controlled conditions at a licensed waste treatment

processor using a closed-cycle incinerator with scrubbers in accordance with local and national regulations.

. The substance should not be discharged directly to the

sewage system or the aqueous environment but trace quantities

in aqueous washes can be treated in secondary biological WWTP before discharge to municipal treatment works.

Trace quantities are destroyed by biological oxidation in waste water treatment plants.