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First-aid measures

Description of first aid measures
Remove contaminated clothing. Avoid contact with the skin, eyes and clothing.
If inhaled:
If difficulties occur after dust has been inhaled, remove to fresh air and seek medical attention.
On skin contact:
Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
On contact with eyes:
Immediately wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open,
consult an eye specialist.
On ingestion:
Rinse mouth immediately and then drink plenty of water, seek medical attention.
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
Symptoms: The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see
section 2) and/or in section 11., Further important symptoms and effects are so far not known.
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
Treatment: Treat according to symptoms (decontamination, vital functions), no known specific
antidote.

Fire-fighting measures

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media:
water spray, dry powder, foam, carbon dioxide

Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
No particular hazards known.

Advice for fire-fighters
Further information:
Collect contaminated extinguishing water separately, do not allow to reach sewage or effluent
systems.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Avoid dust formation. Sources of ignition should be kept well clear. Use breathing apparatus if
exposed to vapours/dust/aerosol. Information regarding personal protective measures see, chapter
8.

Environmental precautions
Discharge into the environment must be avoided. Do not empty into drains. Retain and dispose of
contaminated wash water.

Methods and material for containment and cleaning up
For large amounts: Sweep/shovel up. Dispose of contaminated material as prescribed.
For residues: Rinse away with water.

Reference to other sections
Information regarding exposure controls/personal protection and disposal considerations can be
found in section 8 and 13.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling
Ensure thorough ventilation of stores and work areas. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Wear
suitable protective clothing and eye/face protection. Handle in accordance with good industrial
hygiene and safety practice.

Protection against fire and explosion:
Avoid dust formation. The product is capable of dust explosion. Sources of ignition should be kept
well clear. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Dust explosion class: Dust explosion class 1 (Kst-value >0 up to 200 bar m s-1).

Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Segregate from alkalies and alkalizing substances.
Further information on storage conditions: Containers should be stored tightly sealed in a dry place.

Storage stability:
Tends to cake.

Specific end use(s)
For the relevant identified use(s) listed in Section 1 the advice mentioned in this section 7 is to be
observed.

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment
Respiratory protection:
Breathing protection if breathable aerosols/dust are formed. Particle filter with low efficiency for solid
particles (e.g. EN 143 or 149, Type P1or FFP1)

Hand protection:
Chemical resistant protective gloves (EN 374)
butyl rubber (butyl) - 0.7 mm coating thickness
Manufacturer's directions for use should be observed because of great diversity of types.

Eye protection:
Safety glasses with side-shields (frame goggles) (e.g. EN 166)

General safety and hygiene measures
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Take off immediately all
contaminated clothing. At the end of the shift the skin should be cleaned and skin-care agents
applied.

Stability and reactivity

Reactivity
No hazardous reactions if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Corrosion to metals: No corrosive effect on metal.

Formation of flammable gases:
Remarks: Forms no flammable gases in the presence of water.

Chemical stability
The product is stable if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated.

Possibility of hazardous reactions
Reacts with basic components to generate heat. Dust explosion hazard.

Conditions to avoid
Avoid dust formation. Avoid deposition of dust. See MSDS section 7 - Handling and storage.

Incompatible materials
Substances to avoid:
alkaline reactive substances

Hazardous decomposition products
Thermal decomposition products:
No hazardous decomposition products if stored and handled as prescribed/indicated., Incomplete
combustion results in formation of toxic gases, containing mainly carbon monoxide and carbon
dioxide.

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods
Incinerate in suitable incineration plant, observing local authority regulations.
The UK Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations (EP) and amendments should be noted
(United Kingdom).

This product and any uncleaned containers must be disposed of as hazardous waste in accordance
with the 2005 Hazardous Waste Regulations and amendments (United Kingdom)

Contaminated packaging:
Uncleaned empties should be disposed of in the same manner as the contents.