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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures:
EYES: Remove contact lenses, if present. Wash immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, opening the eyelids fully. If problem persists, seek medical advice.
SKIN: Remove contaminated clothing. Wash immediately with plenty of water. If irritation persists, get medical advice/attention. Wash contaminated clothing before using it again.
INHALATION: Remove to open air. In the event of breathing difficulties, get medical advice/attention immediately.
INGESTION: Get medical advice/attention. Induce vomiting only if indicated by the doctor. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person, unless authorised by a doctor.

Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:
Specific information on symptoms and effects caused by the product are unknown.

Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed: Information not available.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media:
The extinguishing equipment should be of the conventional kind: carbon dioxide, foam, powder and water spray.
None in particular.

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture:
Do not breathe combustion products.

Advice for firefighters:
Use jets of water to cool the containers to prevent product decomposition and the development of substances potentially hazardous for health.
Always wear full fire prevention gear. Collect extinguishing water to prevent it from draining into the sewer system. Dispose of contaminated water used for extinction and the remains of the fire according to applicable regulations.
Normal fire fighting clothing i.e. fire kit (BS EN 469), gloves (BS EN 659) and boots (HO specification A29 and A30) in combination with self-contained open circuit positive pressure compressed air breathing apparatus (BS EN 137).

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:
Block the leakage if there is no hazard.
Wear suitable protective equipment to prevent any contamination of skin, eyes and personal clothing. These indications apply for both processing staff and those involved in emergency procedures.

Environmental precautions:
The product must not penetrate into the sewer system or come into contact with surface water or ground water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Collect the leaked product into a suitable container. If the product is flammable, use explosion-proof equipment. Evaluate the compatibility of the container to be used. Absorb the remainder with inert absorbent material. Make sure the leakage site is well aired.

Handling and storage

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Exposure controls / personal protection

As the use of adequate technical equipment must always take priority over personal protective equipment, make sure that the workplace is well aired through effective local aspiration.
In the case of prolonged contact with the product, protect the hands with penetration-resistant work gloves (see standard EN 374).
Work glove material must be chosen according to the use process and the products that may form. Latex gloves may cause sensitivity reactions.
Wear category I professional long-sleeved overalls and safety footwear (see Directive 89/686/EEC and standard EN ISO 20344). Wash body with soap and water after removing protective clothing.
Wear airtight protective goggles (see standard EN 166).
If the threshold value (e.g. TLV-TWA) is exceeded for the substance or one of the substances present in the product, wear a type FFP1 or higher class face mask if otherwise required by the risk assessment (see standard EN 149). Respiratory protection devices must be used if the technical measures adopted are not suitable for restricting the worker's exposure to the threshold values considered. The protection provided by masks is in any case limited.
If the substance considered is odourless or its olfactory threshold is higher than the corresponding TLV-TWA and in the case of an emergency, wear open-circuit compressed air breathing apparatus (in compliance with standard EN 137) or external air-intake breathing apparatus (in compliance with standard EN 138). For a correct choice of respiratory protection device, see standard EN 529.
The emissions generated by manufacturing processes, including those generated by ventilation equipment, should be checked to ensure compliance with environmental standards.

Stability and reactivity

There are no particular risks of reaction with other substances in normal conditions of use..

Chemical stability.
The product is stable in normal conditions of use and storage.

Possibility of hazardous reactions.
The powders are potentially explosive when mixed with air.

Conditions to avoid.
Avoid environmental dust build-up.

Incompatible materials.
Information not available.

Hazardous decomposition products.
Information not available.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods.
Reuse, when possible. Neat product residues should be considered special non-hazardous waste.
Disposal must be performed through an authorised waste management firm, in compliance with national and local regulations.

Contaminated packaging must be recovered or disposed of in compliance with national waste management regulations.