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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Inhalation: If difficulties occur after dust has been inhaled, remove to fresh air and seek medical attention.
Skin: Wash thoroughly with soap and water.
Eyes: Wash affected eyes for at least 15 minutes under running water with eyelids held open.
Ingestion: Rinse mouth and then drink plenty of water.

Fire-fighting measures

Suitable extinguishing media: Dry powder, foam
Unsuitable extinguishing media for safety reasons: Carbon dioxide
Additional information: Avoid whirling up the material/product because of the danger of dust explosion.
Specific hazards: Harmful vapours. Evolution of fumes/fog. The substances/groups of substances mentioned can be released in case of fire.
Special protective equipment: Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus.
Further information: The degree of risk is governed by the burning substance and the fire conditions. Contaminated extinguishing water must be disposed of in accordance with official regulations.

Accidental release measures

Personal precautions: Avoid dust formation. Use personal protective clothing.
Environmental precautions: Contain contaminated water/firefighting water. Do not discharge into drains/surface waters/groundwater.
Methods for cleaning up or taking up: For small amounts: Pick up with suitable appliance and dispose of. For large amounts: Contain with dust binding material and dispose of. Avoid raising dust.

Handling and storage

Precautions for safe handling: Breathing must be protected when large quantities are decanted without local exhaust ventilation.
Protection against fire and explosion: Avoid dust formation. Take precautionary measures against static discharges.
Further information on storage conditions: Keep container tightly closed and dry; store in a cool place.

Transport information

Land transport (ADR/RID)

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Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations
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Inland waterway transport (ADN(R))

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Not classified as a dangerous good under transport regulations
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Marine transport (IMDG)

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Exposure controls / personal protection

Personal protective equipment:
Respiratory protection: Suitable respiratory protection for lower concentrations or short-term effect: Particle filter with medium efficiency for solid and liquid particles (e.g. EN 143 or 149, Type P2 or FFP2)
Hand protection: Chemical resistant protective gloves (EN 374) Suitable materials also with prolonged, direct contact (Recommended: Protective index 6, corresponding > 480 minutes of permeation time according to EN 374): e.g. nitrile rubber (0.4 mm), chloroprene rubber (0.5 mm), polyvinylchloride (0.7 mm) and other
Eye protection: Safety glasses with side-shields (frame goggles) (e.g. EN 166)
General safety and hygiene measures: Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wearing of closed work clothing is recommended.

Stability and reactivity

Conditions to avoid: Avoid electro-static discharge.
Thermal decomposition: > 350 °C (VDI 2263, sheet 1, 1.4.1)
Substances to avoid: Strong oxidizing agents
Hazardous reactions: Dust explosion hazard.
Hazardous decomposition products: Carbon oxides, nitrogen oxides, toxic gases/vapours

Disposal considerations

Waste treatment methods: Must be dumped or incinerated in accordance with local regulations.
Contaminated packaging: Uncontaminated packaging can be re-used. Packs that cannot be cleaned should be disposed of in the same manner as the contents.