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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Seek medical attention.

In all cases remove contaminated clothing.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse with water for 15 minutes.
Emergency measure - Skin: Wash with plenty of water.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Do not induce vomiting, wash out mouth with water, drink
plenty of water, Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water, foam, carbon dioxide and dry powder.

Product arising from burning: Combustion products may contain carbon and nitrogen oxides.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: A self-contained breathing apparatus should be use

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Collect spilt material using a scoop or vacuum cleaner.
Place in a clean polyvinyl chloride or polyethylene
container for reuse or disposal by incineration. Flush area
witha large volume of water.

Aqueous solutions may cause floors to be slippery, absorb
with sand or earth or other inert material.

Handling and storage

Handling: The substance is alkeline and dermal contact should be
avoided, wear neoprene gloves. Goggles should be worn and a
dust mask used if dust generation likely.

Storage: Store the powder in sealed polyvinyl chloride, polyethylene
or waterproof laminated sacks. Aqueous solutions should be
stored in polyvinyl chloride polyethylene, stainless steel
or bitumised tanks.

Store away from heat (the substance is stable at ambient
temperature, 15-25 deg C).

Aluminium, copper, copper alloys and nickel materials are
unsuitable for aqueous solutions of the substance.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Not given.

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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Special provisions / remarks
Transport code: 1760, class 8, packaging group III
Transport: The substance is corrosive to aluminium which will affect
shipment by air.

For aqueous solutions:

UN No 1760, class 8, packaging group III

ICAO/IATA: Class 8
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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Keep away from strong oxidising agents. Aqueous solutions
react with aluminium to give hydrogen.

Chemical reaction with water: The substance forms water soluble complexes with metal ions.

Dust explosion determined by test: N

Disposal considerations