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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient from exposure. Symptomatic treatment.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with eyewash solution or clean water, holding the

eyelids apart, for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical


Emergency measure - Skin: Wash skin with water. Symptomatic treatment.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water spray, foam, dry powder or carbon dioxide may be used.

Product arising from burning: Products of combustion may contain oxides of carbon,

nitrogen, boron and cobalt together with hydrogen fluoride.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Suitable protective clothing should be worn.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Wear suitable protective clothing (see 2.3.1).

Clear up spillages and transfer to a container for disposal.

Wash the spillage area with water.

Do not allow to enter drains, sewers or water courses.

Disposal should be in accordance with local , state or

national legislation.

Handling and storage

Handling: Ensure adequate ventilation. Control dust formation.

Take precautionary measures against static discharges.

Avoid ingestion, inhalation and contact with skin and eyes.

Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves, safety goggles

and respiratory equipment.

Storage: Store in tightly closed containers in a cool, dry place.

Keep away from sources of ignition.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Steel fully opening drum fitted with a polyethylene liner.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

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Transport: No special precautions.
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Dust explosion: In common with many organic chemicals in powder form this

material may form flammable dust clouds in air.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery is not economically feasible.

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None known.

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Not recommended.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method at a suitable facility. Waste gas

treatment to remove oxides of nitrogen, boron, cobalt and

hydrogen fluoride should be fitted. (A661)

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: The substance is insoluble in water and can be separated

from aqueous medium by sedimentation and filtration

processes at an effluent plant.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.