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First-aid measures

· 4.1 Description of first aid measures
· General information
Symptoms of poisoning may even occur after several hours; therefore medical observation for at least 48
hours after the accident.
· After inhalation Supply fresh air; consult doctor in case of complaints.
· After skin contact Generally the product does not irritate the skin.
· After eye contact Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water.
· After swallowing
Call for a doctor immediately.
Do NOT induce vomiting, do NOT drink, seek medical advice
· 4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed No further relevant information available.
· Information for doctor
No specific antidote. Treat the symptoms.
· 4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No further relevant information available.
If vomiting occurs, keep head lower than the rest of the body so as to prevent aspiration into the lungs.

Fire-fighting measures

· 5.1 Extinguishing media
· Suitable extinguishing agents Use fire fighting measures that suit the environment.
· 5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
In certain fire conditions, traces of other toxic gases cannot be excluded, e.g.:
Hydrogen fluoride (HF)
· 5.3 Advice for firefighters
· Protective equipment: Mount respiratory protective device.
· Additional information
Dispose of fire debris and contaminated fire fighting water in accordance with official regulations.

Accidental release measures

· 6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures Not required.
· 6.2 Environmental precautions: Do not allow to enter sewers/ surface or ground water.
· 6.3 Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:
Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to relevant section.

Handling and storage

· 7.1 Precautions for safe handling No special precautions are necessary if used correctly.
· Information about protection against explosions and fires: No special measures required.
· 7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
· Storage
· Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.
· Information about storage in one common storage facility: Not required.
· Further information about storage conditions:
Advised preservation period under normal storage conditions: 24 months.
Keep receptacle tightly sealed.
· Storage class
· Class according to regulation on flammable liquids: Void
· 7.3 Specific end use(s) No further relevant information available.

Transport information

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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

· 8.1 Control parameters
· Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
The product does not contain any relevant quantities of materials with critical values that have to be
monitored at the workplace.
12045-78-2 potassium tetraborate
Oral DNEL 1.2 mg/kg bw/day (user long term systemic effect)
1.2 mg/kg bw/day (user short term systemic effect)
Dermal DNEL 242.4 mg/kg bw/day (user long term systemic effect)
480.6 mg/kg bw/day (worker long term systemic effect) (chronic systemic effects)
Inhalative DNEL 5.16 mg/m3 (user long term systemic effect)
1,025 mg/m3 (worker long term systemic effect)
12045-78-2 potassium tetraborate
PNEC 2.02 mg/l (Fresh water) (of boron)
13.7 mg/l (intermittent releases) (of boron)
10 mg/l (STP microorganismes station d'eaux usées) (of boron)
2.02 mg/l (Sea water) (of boron)
PNEC 5.4 mg/kg (soil) (of boron, kg dry soil)
Additional information: The lists that were valid during the creation were used as basis.
· 8.2 Exposure controls
· Personal protective equipment
· General protective and hygienic measures
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
· Breathing equipment:
Provide an adequate ventilation, through the installation of local exhaust ventilation-unit and a general
exhaust system. Applying recommended technical measures, it is not necessary to wear personal protective
· Protection of hands:
Protective gloves.
The glove material has to be impermeable and resistant to the product/ the substance/ the preparation.
Due to a lack of tests, no recommendation to the glove material can be given for the product/ the preparation/
the chemical mixture.
Selection of the glove material on consideration of the penetration times, rates of diffusion and the
· Glove material
The selection of the suitable gloves does not only depend on the material, but also on further marks of quality
and varies from manufacturer to manufacturer. As the product is a preparation of several substances, the
resistance of the glove material can not be calculated in advance and has therefore to be checked prior to the
· Penetration time of glove material
The exact penetration time has to be found out by the manufacturer of the protective gloves and has to be
· Eye protection: Not required.
· Limitation and supervision of exposure into the environment
It is important to test emissions from ventilation systems or manufacturing equipment to ensure they comply
with the requirements of legislation on protection of the environment. In some cases it will be necessary to
equip the material for manufacturing a gas scrubber or filter or change technically to reduce emissions to
acceptable levels.
· Risk management measures
Employer is obligated to ensure, that applied personal protective measures and cloths and shoes have
protective and usable properties, and ensure their proper washing, preserving, fixing and disinfection.

Stability and reactivity

· 10.1 Reactivity No further relevant information available.
· 10.2 Chemical stability
· Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: No decomposition if used according to specifications.
· 10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions No dangerous reactions known
· 10.4 Conditions to avoid No further relevant information available.
· 10.5 Incompatible materials: No further relevant information available.
· 10.6 Hazardous decomposition products:
Danger of toxic fluorine based pyrolysis products
Hydrogen fluoride

Disposal considerations

13.1 Waste treatment methods
· Recommendation
Must not be disposed of together with household garbage. Do not allow product to reach sewage
· European waste catalogue
Must apply in all cases all local, regional and national laws and European directives. The end user must
determine the specific code of waste for each industry using the appropriate European Code European Waste
Catalogue. It is recommended that all details are specified by the responsible waste.
· Uncleaned packagings:
· Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.
· Recommended cleansing agent: Water, if necessary with cleansing agents.