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First-aid measures

1. Description of first aid measures

Inhalation : In case of exposure to high concentrations of dust :

- Move the affected person away from the contaminated area and into the fresh air

- Give artificial respiration if necessary

Skin contact :

- Wipe off as much as possible

- Remove all contaminated clothing and footwear

- Rinse with water.

- In case of redness or irritation, consult a doctor

Eye contact :

- Rinse immediately and thoroughly with plenty of water whilst keeping the eyes wide open (at least 15 minutes)

- Consult an eye specialist

Ingestion :

- Rinse mouth out with water

- Never attempt to induce vomiting

- Seek medical attention immediately

2. Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed:  Eye irritation


3. Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed:

No immediate medical care or specific treatment identified

Fire-fighting measures

1. Extinguishing media : All extinguishing media can be used.

2. Special hazards arising from the substance : Not classified as flammable according to EEC criteria, but may present a risk in the event of a fire.

During combustion : Toxic and irritating fumes may be released

3. Advice for fire-fighters : Avoid raising powdered material due to explosion hazard

                                                Contain the extinguishing fluids by bunding.

                                                Do not attempt to fight the fire without suitable protective equipment : Suitable breathing apparatus.

                                                Complete protective clothing.

Accidental release measures

1. Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures:

- For non-emergency personnel : Avoid contact with skin and eyesprocedures.

- Do not breathe dust.

For emergency responders :

- Do not attempt to fight the fire without suitable protective equipment

- For further information see section 8

2. Environmental precautions : Contain the spilled material by bunding (product is hazardous for the environment). Do not discharge into the


3. Methods and material for containment and cleaning up:

- Recovery : Sweep up or vacuum up the product. Avoid the dispersion of dust

- Cleaning/decontamination : Wash non-recoverable remainder with large amounts of water

- Disposal : Dispose of at a licensed waste collection point

4. Reference to other sections: For further information see section 13

Handling and storage

1. Precautions for safe handling

Technical measures :

-Ensure good ventilation of the work station

-Extraction to remove dust at its source

Precautions :

-Avoid contact with skin and eyes.

-Do not breathe dust

- Avoid raising powdered material due to explosion hazard

Hygiene measures :

-Always wash your hands after handling the product.

-Do not drink, eat or smoke in the workplace

2. Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities

Storage conditions

- Recommended : Store :

- the container tightly closed

- in a cool, dry area.

- protected from humidity

Packaging materials

- Recommended : Original packaging

3. Specific end use(s) : No information available.

Transport information

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Exposure controls / personal protection

1. Control parameters

Occupational exposure limits

- France : Dust without specific effect : Total dust - VME : 10 mg/m3.  Inhalable dust - VME : 5 mg/m3

2. Exposure controls

Engineering measures : Ensure good ventilation of the work station. Extraction to remove dust at its source

Personal protective equipment :

- Respiratory protection : In the event of insufficient ventilation : Suitable anti-dust mask (P1)

- Hand protection : Impermeable protective gloves

The protective gloves to be used must comply with the specifications of EC directive 89/686/EEC and the resultant standard EN 374

Breakthrough time : refer to the recommandations of the supplier

- Eye protection : Goggles

- Skin and body protection : Protective clothing

Stability and reactivity

1. Reactivity : To our knowledge, the product does not present any particular risk

2. Chemical stability : Stable at ambient temperature and under normal conditions of use

3. Possibility of hazardous reactions : Potential dust explosion hazard

4. Conditions to avoid : None, to our knowledge

5. Incompatible materials : None, to our knowledge

6. Hazardous decomposition : On combustion or on thermal decomposition (pyrolysis), may form : products Carbon oxides (CO, CO2).

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Disposal considerations


Destruction/Disposal : Dispose of in accordance with relevant local regulations


Destruction/disposal : Recycle following cleaning or dispose of at an authorised site

NOTE : The user's attention is drawn to the possible existence of specific European,

national or local regulations regarding disposal