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First-aid measures

4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice :
Move out of dangerous area.
Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.
Do not leave the victim unattended.

If inhaled:
If symptoms persist, call a physician.
If unconscious, place in recovery position and get medical attention immediately.

In case of eye contact:
Remove contact lenses.
Flush eyes with water as a precaution.
Protect unharmed eye.
Keep eye wide open while rinsing.
If eye irritation persists, consult a specialist.

If swallowed:
Induce vomiting immediately and call a physician.
Keep respiratory tract clear.
Do not give milk or alcoholic beverages.
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
If symptoms persist, call a physician.
Take victim immediately to hospital.

4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms :
Ingestion may provoke the following symptoms:
Stomach/intestinal disorders

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local cir-cumstances and the surrounding environment.

Unsuitable extinguishing media:
High volume water jet

5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Hazardous combustion products: Fluorine compounds

5.3 Advice for firefighters
Special protective equipment for firefighters : Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.

Further information:
Standard procedure for chemical fires.
Use extinguishing measures that are appropriate to local cir-cumstances and the surrounding environment.

Accidental release measures

6.2 Environmental precautions
Environmental precautions:
Prevent product from entering drains.
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so.
If the product contaminates rivers and lakes or drains inform respective authorities.

6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
Methods for cleaning up:
Soak up with inert absorbent material (e.g. sand, silica gel, acid binder, universal binder, sawdust).
Keep in suitable, closed containers for disposal.

Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Advice on safe handling:
Do not breathe vapours/dust.
For personal protection see section 8.
Smoking, eating and drinking should be prohibited in the ap-plication area.
Dispose of rinse water in accordance with local and national regulations.

Advice on protection against fire and explosion:
Normal measures for preventive fire protection.

Hygiene measures:
When using do not eat or drink. When using do not smoke. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of workday.

7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements for storage areas and containers:
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Observe label precautions. Electrical installations / working materials must comply with the technological safety standards. To maintain product quality, do not store in heat or direct sunlight.

Storage class (TRGS 510): 12, Non Combustible Liquids

Other data: Keep in a dry place. No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

8.1 Control parameters
Contains no substances with occupational exposure limit values.
Derived No Effect Level (DNEL) according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006:
Substance name End Use Exposure routes Potential health ef-fects Value
Potassium difluorodi-hydroxyborate(1-) Workers Inhalation Long-term systemic effects 10,95 mg/m3
Workers Inhalation Long-term local ef-fects 18,4 mg/m3
Workers Inhalation Acute local effects 18,4 mg/m3
Workers Skin contact Long-term systemic effects 500,1 mg/kg
Consumers Inhalation Long-term systemic effects 5,11 mg/m3
Consumers Inhalation Long-term local ef-fects 18,4 mg/m3
Consumers Inhalation Acute local effects 18,4 mg/m3
Consumers Skin contact Long-term systemic effects 250,39 mg/kg
Consumers Ingestion Long-term systemic effects 1,46 mg/kg
Consumers Ingestion Acute systemic ef-fects 1,46 mg/kg
Predicted No Effect Concentration (PNEC) according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006:
Substance name Environmental Compartment Value
Potassium difluorodihydroxy-borate(1-) Fresh water 2,02 mg/l
Marine water 2,02 mg/l
Sewage treatment plant 10 mg/l
Remarks:
Assessment Factors
Soil 5,4 mg/kg dry weight (d.w.)
8.2 Exposure controls
Engineering measures
Handle only in a place equipped with local exhaust (or other appropriate exhaust).
Personal protective equipment
Eye protection: Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166

Hand protection
Material: Nitrile rubber
Break through time: > 240 min
Glove thickness: 0,38 mm

Skin and body protection: Choose body protection according to the amount and con-centration of the dangerous substance at the work place.

Stability and reactivity

10.2 Chemical stability
No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
Hazardous reactions: No decomposition if stored and applied as directed.

Disposal considerations

13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product:
Do not dispose of waste into sewer.
Dispose of in accordance with the European Directives on waste and hazardous waste.
In accordance with local and national regulations.
Do not contaminate ponds, waterways or ditches with chemi-cal or used container.
According to the European Waste Catalogue, Waste Codes are not product specific, but application specific.
Waste codes should be assigned by the user, preferably in discussion with the waste disposal authorities.
Send to a licensed waste management company.

Contaminated packaging:
Empty remaining contents.
Dispose of as unused product.
Do not re-use empty containers.