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First-aid measures

4.1 Description of first aid measuresGeneral information: Immediately remove any clothing soiled by the product.After inhalation: Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.After skin contact: Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly.After eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. If symptoms persist, consult a doctor.After swallowing: If symptoms persist consult doctor.4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed No further relevant information available.Information for doctor: No specific symtoms known.For the evaluation of acute and/or chronic toxicological properties currently no sufficient data are available. Potential health hazards caused by this substance/mixture cannot be definitely excluded.Eyes: Dust may irritate eyes mechanically.Hazards and systemic effects: General information for boron-compounds:Symptoms after intake: Nausea,vomiting, effects on central nervous system.Possible routes of intake: Intake by swallowing or inhalation of dust.Chronic effects: No chronic effects known.Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed: No specific antidote. Symptomatic treatment.

Fire-fighting measures

5.1 Extinguishing mediaSuitable extinguishing agents: CO2, powder or water spray. Fight larger fires with water spray or alcohol resistant foam.For safety reasons unsuitable extinguishing agents: No restriction in large fires.5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture: The possibility of formation of explosive dust/air mixtures under certainconditions should be basically considered during handling and processing.In case of fire, the following can be released:Carbon monoxide (CO)Boron oxidesNitrogen oxides (NOx)5.3 Advice for firefighters Protective equipment: Wear self-contained respiratory protective device. Chemical resistant protective suit.Under the protective suit a fire protective suit according to EN 469 should be applied.

Accidental release measures

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures: Wear protective clothing.Use respiratory protective device against the effects of fumes/dust/aerosol. Avoid formation of dust.Instructions for emergency responders: Personal protective equipment see chapters 5 and 8.6.2 Environmental precautions: Keep contaminated washing water and dispose of appropriately.Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities of it to reach ground water, water course or sewage system.6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up: Pick up mechanically. If formation of dust cannot be avoided use respiratory filter device.

Handling and storage

7.1 Precautions for safe handling: Any unavoidable deposit of dust must be completely removed.Fill only in dedicated and assigned containers.Keep containers tightly sealed.Information about fire - and explosion protection: No special measures required.7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities:StorageRequirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: Store in a dry location, keep away from humidity. Store in a cool location.Corrosion of metals: Test method according to CLP is not applicable (solid material at 55°C).It should generally be borne in mind that there is a possibility of corrosion on contact with this material. Resistance should be checkedin each individual case.Information about storage in one common storage facility: Store away from oxidising agents.7.3 Specific end use(s): This product is exclusively dedicated for the application as isolated and transported intermediate under strictly controlled conditions according to Article 18 of Regulation EC 1907/2006 (REACH-Regulation).

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Take care of sufficient ventilation. Avoid formation of dust.This product is exclusively dedicated for the application as isolated and transported intermediate under strictly controlled conditions according to Article 18 of Regulation EC 1907/2006 (REACH-Regulation).The usual precautionary measures are to be adhered to when handling chemicals.Protection of hands: The following materials are known from experience to be suitable for protection against undissolved solids: rubber.Check for tightness before use. Replace damaged gloves.Eye protection: Safety glassesBody protection: Necessary protective suit has to be selected individually based on risk assessment.General protective and hygienic measures have to be observed.Handling and use of this material/formulation only under controlled conditions in closed systems.Employees who use this material/formulation must be trained and demonstrably instructed about possible risks for man and environment.Measures for prevention of hazards in case of unwanted leakage shall be implemented.

Stability and reactivity

10.1 Reactivity &10.2 Chemical stabilityThermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: HeatingSensitive to: Temperature: Protect from heat.10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions: The possibility of formation of explosive dust/air mixtures under certainconditions should be principally considered during handling andprocessing.10.4 Conditions to avoid: Heating10.5 Incompatible materials: Strong oxidizing agents.10.6 Hazardous decomposition products: Nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Disposal considerations

13.1 Waste treatment methodsRecommendation: Must be specially treated adhering to official regulations.Must not be disposed together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage system. If possible recovery or recycling.Uncleaned packagingRecommendation: Empty contaminated packagings thoroughly. They may be recycled after thorough and proper cleaning.Packagings that may not be cleansed are to be disposed of in the same manner as the product.Appropriate disposal: Emptied and cleaned containers should be recycled.Biological waste water treatment: Discharge into waste water channels and biological treatment plants only after clearence with the operating company and in accordance with local Authority approval.