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Guidance on Safe Use

Guidance on Safe Use

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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Seek immediate medical attention. Treat symptomatically.

Emergency measure - Eyes: Irrigate eyes immediately with clean water or eyewash

solution, holding the eyelids apart, for at least 10

minutes. Seek immediate medical attention.

Emergency measure - Skin: Remove any contaminated clothing. Wash the affected area

with water. If irritation develops seek medical attention.

Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

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

Product arising from burning: Carbon and sulfur oxides, with soot and hydrogen chloride.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Use a self-contained breathing apparatus.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Sweep up and shovel into waste drums or plastic bags for

disposal by incineration in accordance with local or

national legislation. Use protective equipment (see 2.3.1)

Handling and storage

Handling: Observe normal standards of good housekeeping to avoid

ingestion, inhalation, skin and eye contact. Control dust

formation by careful handling or by engineering controls (eg

local exhaust ventilation). Use eye/face protection

conforming to BS 2092 and, when required, gloves conforming

to BS 1651. If necessary, wear a respirator conforming to

BS 6016.

Storage: No special precautions

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: Not given, 6th amendment notification.

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 determined by test: N

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery is not economically feasible

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None known

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: Disposal at a licensed site is possible.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: Recommended method. The substance can be incinerated above

950 deg C; waste gas treatment to remove sulphur oxides and

hydrogen chloride should be fitted.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - water purification: Not recommended.

Public at large - Possibility of recovery/recycling: The substance will not enter the public domain.