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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:
General advice: Move out of dangerous area. Remove contaminated clothing immediately and dispose of safely.
If inhaled: Move to fresh air. Make the victim blow his nose. Seek medical advice immediately.
In case of skin contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice immediately.
In case of eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical advice immediately.
If swallowed: Do not induce vomiting. Make the victim rinse his mouth with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms: Nausea. Drowsiness. Dizziness.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment: No data available. Treat symptomatically.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
Suitable extinguishing media: All means (e.g. water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical extinguisher).
Unsuitable extinguishing media: Strong water jet.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
In case of fire, the product may emit toxic and/or irritating fumes. Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Advice for firefighters:
Special protective equipment: Use self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information: Avoid discharging extinguishing water in the environment. Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local circumstances and the surrounding environment.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Insulating breathing apparatus and chemical suit.

Environmental precautions:
Avoid any spreading of the product.

Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up:
General advice: Avoid dust formation. Sweep and shovel the solid product into a container specially adapted for its recovery or destroying (avoiding dust formation). Close and label thoroughly.
Cleaning of contaminated zone: After cleaning up the product, rinse the polluted area with water.
Elimination of recovered materials: Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal company.

Additional advice: Evacuation of area and intervention of special services.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling:
Advice on safe handling (industrial scale): Local ventilation and emission point dust extraction. Enclosed transfer strongly recommended. Work in a defined area with restricted access recommended. Take precautionary measures against electrostatic loading. Earth vessels and equipment well.
Advice on safe handling (laboratory scale): Handling in a fume cupboard. Work in a defined area with restricted access recommended.

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:
Requirements for storage rooms and vessels: Keep in a well-ventilated place.
Advice on common storage: Keep away from chemicals as it is a pharmaceutical substance
Further information on storage conditions: Keep in a well closed container, away from moisture and light. Keep locked up.
Storage temperature: Keep away from heat.
Storage environment: Keep locked up (narcotic).
Advised packaging material: Glass, polyethylene, polypropylene.Light-resistant container.
Packaging material not advised: Many metals.
Sensitivity: The product is sensitive to light.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Occupational Exposure Limits:
OEL-8h (Sanofi):6 μg/m3

Personal protection equipment
(IMPORTANT: to be adapted following the workplace risk assessment.)
Special recommendations: Pregnant women, seek medical advice before handling. Warning drivers of machines on risks of drowsiness.

Industrial workplace
Respiratory protection: Air supplied hood.
Hand protection: Doubled gloves recommended. Glove material : Nitrile rubber Layer thickness : 0,11 mm Break through time: > 480 min
Eye/face protection: See respiratory protection.
Body Protection: Dedicated protective suit.
Hygiene measures: Shower recommended.

Laboratory
Respiratory protection: Handle in a fume cupboard.
Hand protection: Suitable gloves.
Eye/face protection: Safety glasses.
Body Protection: Dedicated working clothes recommended.
Hygiene measures: Wash hands.

Stability and reactivity

Safety remarks: High risk of violent dust explosion.
Reactivity: No data available.
Chemical stability: No data available.
Possibility of hazardous reactions: No data available.
Conditions to avoid: No data available.
Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents.
Hazardous decomposition products: Supposed thermal decomposition/oxidation: Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide Nitrogen oxides (NOx)

Disposal considerations

Product: Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service.
Uncleaned packaging: Deliver to the Environmental service of the factory or to any specialized and approved disposal service. Incineration in accordance with laws.