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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove person to fresh air. Symptomatic treatment.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse immediately with large amounts of water for at least

15 minutes. Seek medical attention if irritation persists.

Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with large amounts of water and soap.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Carbon dioxide, dry chemicals or foam may be used.

Containers should be cooled with water spray.

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

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Protective clothing and a self-contained breathing apparatus

should be worn.

Accidental release measures

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

Sweep up spill and transfer to suitable labelled containers.

Dispose of by incineration in accordance with local

regulations. Wash spill site with water, avoid loss to water


Handling and storage

Handling: Ensure adequate ventilation. Gloves (EN 374 or equivalent)

and safety goggles (BS 2092 or equivalent) should be worn.

Storage: Store in tightly closed containers at room temperature in a

dark, dry, well ventilated area. Avoid contact with open

flames or other potential sources of ignition.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Sealed unbreakable containers, 18 litre tin containers

holding 16 kg of substance.

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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Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: None reported.

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Dust explosion: Not applicable, the substance is a waxy solid.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for reuse is not possible.

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. (A660)

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended, the substance should not be disposed of

directly to the aquatic environment or through waste water

treatment plants.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery for reuse is not possible.

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - others: The substance will only enter the public domain in the form

of cosmetic preparations which can be disposed of as for

domestic waste.