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First-aid measures

Emergency measure - Inhalation: Remove patient to fresh air. Symptomatic treatment.
Emergency measure - Eyes: Rinse thoroughly with water for at least 15 minutes. If
irritation persists, seek medical advice.
Emergency measure - Skin: Remove contaminated clothing and wash affected areas with
soap and water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.
Emergency measure - Ingestion: Seek medical attention.

Fire-fighting measures

Recommended extinguishing agent: Water spray/fog, foam, dry powder or carbon dioxide may be

Product arising from burning: Products of combustion may contain oxides of carbon and
nitrogen together with some soot and, possibly, some
hydrogen cyanide.

Product determined by test: N

Protective equipment: Full protective clothing and a self-contained breathing
apparatus must be worn.

Accidental release measures

Emergency measures in case of spillage: Wear suitable protective clothing, see 2.3.1. Evacuate
personnel from the immediate vicinity. Remove all sources of
ignition and take precautions against static discharges.
Ventilate the area thoroughly. Avoid raising dust. Absorb
spillages with a suitable inert material (eg. sand or soil).
Carefully transfer the spillage to sealable containers for
disposal. Avoid contamination of soil and water. Wash/mop
spill site thoroughly with water.

Handling and storage

Handling: The substance should be handled under conditions of good
industrial hygiene. Engineering controls such as local
exhaust ventilation are used to reduce exposure to the
substance. An anti-static overall (BS EN368), safety
footwear, suitable gloves (prEN374) and eye protection
(BS2092 or prEN166) should be worn. Respiratory protective
equipment may be used, e.g. a dust mask conforming to
EN149FFP1 or a respirator conforming to EN405FFA1.

Storage: Store in sealed containers below 10 deg C.

Packaging of the substance and or preparation: The substance is packaged in 60 litre sealed, static
relieving, plastic "Mauser" kegs which may be lined with
pink static-relieving plastic bags.

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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Exposure controls / personal protection

Stability and reactivity

Danger other than fire: Avoid oxidising agents and strong acids and alkalis.

Chemical reaction with water: None reported.

Dust explosion: The dust has a high sensitivity to ignition.

Dust explosion determined by test: Y

Disposal considerations

Industry - Possibility of recovery/recycling: Recovery from minor spillages or accidental discharge may be

Industry - Possibility of neutralisation: None known for skin sensitisation hazard. Dust explosion
hazard is neutralised by supplying as a wet filter-cake

Industry - Possibility of destruction: controlled discharge: The substance or any contaminated waste may be disposed of
by landfill by a licensed waste contractor as special waste.

Industry - Possibility of destruction - incineration: The substance may be disposed of at a licensed incinerator
in accordance with local regulations. Waste gases should be
scrubbed to remove oxides of nitrogen. (A661)

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

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