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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove the patient to fresh air and keep at rest. Call a
physician if symptoms persist.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Immediately flush with plenty of water for at least 15 mins.
Consult a physician if symptoms persist.
Emergency measure - Skin: Flush the affected area well with water then wash vigorously
with soap and water or a soft detergent.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek immediate medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Use carbon monoxide, dry powder or foam.

Product arising from burning: No hazardous combustion products are known.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Wear self contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: If a spillage occurs carefully gather up the material using
a brush and shovel. Place into a polyethylene bag, tie with
a wire tie and place the bag inside a fibre drum. Dispose
of waste through the waste treatment plant at Cramlington.
Wear eye protection, a vapour mask and gloves when
performing the cleanup operation. Wash the area well with
soap and water.

Handling and storage

Handling: All powdered hair dye raw materials to be handled in a
similar manner in the factory. The precautions taken are
designed to protect against the most hazardous materials
handled not only against any risk associated with handling
HC Yellow No. 4.

During sampling the operator will wear safety glasses, a
particle mask and disposable gloves, hat and overalls. A
laminar flow cabinet is to be utilised.

During dye weighing the operators will wear a pure-flo
helmet, a tyvek gown and oversleeves, latex disposable
gloves with latex overgloves on top of overalls. The area
has local exhaust ventilation.

During manufacture the operators will wear safety glasses, a
particle dust mask, a hat and gloves as well as overalls.
Local exhaust ventilation systems are utilised in this area.

Storage: 50 kg fibre board kegs, double lined with polyethylene bags
received at the Cramlington factory. These will be storedin
a cool dry warehouse. The location will be recorded on a
computerised stock location system. This system ensures a
first in first out stock rotation.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Polyethylene double-lined 50 kg fibre board kegs.

Transport information

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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

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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: None known.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not feasible

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None known

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Landfill - effluent sludge produced within the plant is
disposed of in this way.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not applicable.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Discharge to sewer after treatment (biodegradation) at
effluent treatment plant on site.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Not feasible

Public at large - Possibility of neutralisation: None known

Public at large - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: HC Yellow No. 4 containing hair dyes will be disposed of
directly into sewers through normal use.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Not applicable.

Public at large - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not applicable.